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50 resources with the concept nuclear power

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Sources of Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the various sources of energy with your junior scientists. Rather than a video, this is a series of slides that the narrator simply reads aloud. Unless your learners have the energy to keep themselves alert, this may not be the...
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Nuclear Reactor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bright and bold graphics are displayed as a narrator expounds on how a nuclear reactor functions. The clip is extremely short, and therefore not particularly worth hooking up your projector for. However, it is interesting and informative...
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Generate an Argument: Indian Point Nuclear Plant

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Small groups in your physics class collaborate on researching and forming an opinion on whether or not to continue operating the Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York. Once the information is gathered and an argument developed,...
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Nuclear Energy - Is it a Friend or Foe?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
You can provide your students with content knowledge and hone critical thinking skills with these timely lesson plans on nuclear energy.
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The Effect of Wastes on Our Earth

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate the wastes generated from various types of water users and the disposal methods that are available. they investigate the environmental accidents of Three-Mile Island, Love Canal and Chernobyl and analyze the...
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Will the Lights Go Out?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students diagram nuclear power plant, describe process for generating electrical power, discuss nuclear disasters in the 20th century, and draw conclusion about value of nuclear power for the future.
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Power Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
For this lesson, students consider what they already know about nuclear power and its uses and then examine an accident at a nuclear power plant. They then research and create reports on nuclear energy.
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What's Wrong With Nuclear Power, Anyway?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students see that the production and use of nuclear energy has been both praised and condemned as a source of electrical power for our daily living. They examine the reasons for the conflict of opinions in our society.
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Half Lives

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students investigate the concept of half-life by conducting an M&M experiment. In this chemistry lesson, students differentiate nuclear fusion and fission. They present investigation findings to class.
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Chemistry E3 Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders perform a series of experiment to investigate heat transfer and phase changes. In this physical science lesson, 9th graders identify and calculate the different subatomic particles. They explain the importance of scientific...
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Power Generation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine energy issues. In this environmental stewardship lesson plan, students discuss nuclear power options. Students also discuss energy consumption and create energy reduction guides for students their own age. Many links to...
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A Lack of Energy

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students consider the implications of nuclear energy. In this energy lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about nuclear energy's benefits and drawbacks. Students compose poems based on the Chernobyl disaster.
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Electricity Sources

For Students 6th - 12th
In this electricity worksheet, students review the different types of energy sources including fossil fuels, solar, wind, and nuclear energy. This worksheet has 10 fill in the blank questions.
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Nuclear Power

For Students 9th - 10th
In this comparison writing worksheet, students read a short paragraph and questions about nuclear power. They write a comparison essay describing the advantages and disadvantages of the use of nuclear power.
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The Environment and Rubbish

For Students 7th - 9th
Students complete matching, short answer, and fill-in-the-blank questions regarding garbage and the environment. Some thought-provoking conversation starters are embedded in the plan which should lead to some meaningful discussion...
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Energy: Nuclear Power

For Students 7th - 9th
For this energy and nuclear power worksheet, students, with a partner, discuss what thirteen energy terms mean and match those same terms to their definitions in the second activity.
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Fossil Fuels vs. Alternative Fueling Systems

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders brainstorm the differences between the fossil fuels that people use in their transportation now and what they could use to minimize greenhouse gas emissions. They use a variety of techniques from webquests to writing...
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Our Future - Nuclear Power?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students comprehend that there are risks involved with using nuclear power. They write persuasive paragraphs for and against nuclear power. Students analyze the environmental issues and risks with nuclear power.
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Nuclear Power Gets A Boost

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine nuclear plants and how they use fission reactions to generate electricity, compare fusion reactions to fission, and read about technology that may soon allow fusion to become practical for producing nuclear power...
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The Facts on Nuclear Power

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students browse a Web site to gather information about nuclear power. They explain how nuclear power is generated and used.
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Poster Presentations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create visual displays explaining how nuclear power is used to produce electricity. They create a display board that shows the chain reaction, the fission process, and a schematic diagram of the reactor.
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The Chernobyl Accident

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders see that the Chernobyl Accident of 1986 was caused by a poorly developed experiment in a nuclear power plant. They explain the purpose of a nuclear power plant and determine the health effects that radioactivity causes.
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Energy

For Students 9th - 12th
In this energy worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by determining the terms associated with the 20 given clues. Students review alternative forms of energy in this worksheet.
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Fallout

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a short film about the results of dropping the atomic bomb at the end of World War II. They research controversies surrounding the use of the bomb and nuclear weapons. They write two editorials about the issue.