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Chernobyl: A Story from Inside a Nuclear Disaster Area

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear disaster in history occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. After reading an interview surrounding the aftermath of the event, your learners will then discuss how disasters can be...
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Chernobyl 1 - Radiation Released

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the Chernobyl nuclear disaster by mapping out the winds carrying radiation and viewing a short video about the aftermath and subsequent health problems. They then calculate the amount of radiation that people were...
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Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is part one of a two part series of videos on the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster of 1986. This first segment has excellent computer-generated graphics that show exactly what happened inside the plant and goes on to present live footage...
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Chernobyl 2 - Air Currents

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners create a scale model of the affected area of the Chernobyl disaster. Using this scale model, they simulate the explosion and the resulting uneven dispersal of fallout due particularly to wind direction and weather conditions.
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Teaching Students About Chernobyl and Nuclear Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
On the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, students can learn about nuclear energy and the challenges its use poses.
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Industrialization, Chemicals and Human Health - Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the units of the metric system, and practice estimating measures before actually converting between the two systems of measurement. They participate in activities to visualize a concentration of one part per million....
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THE CHERNOBYL DISASTER

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how a nuclear accident can affect biological systems. They examine the case of the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown in 1986.
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The Most Radioactive Places on Earth

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Spoiler alert! The most radioactive place on Earth may be much closer than you think! Explore some of the world's radioactive hot spots with an engaging video from the Veritasium playlist. Content includes the units used to measure...
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The Most Extreme Life Forms on Earth… and Beyond?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Earth's strangest creatures may be the key to finding life on other planets! Introduce biology scholars to the extreme world of extremophiles with a video from a large science playlist. From the depths of the ocean to the heart of the...
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The Most Radioactive Places on Earth

For Students 9th - 12th
Who receives that greatest amount of radioactive exposure? After visiting some of the most radioactive places on earth, including Chernobyl and Fukushima, viewers consider the exposure of radiation workers, astronauts, and cancer...
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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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Fallout from Chernobyl

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read and analyze several articles describing consequences of the 1986 explosion and fire at a nuclear power plan in Chernobyl, Ukraine. They create a map showing which countries were affected by the disaster.
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Chernobyl

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students list some of the health effects of radiation exposure. They are engaged in a unit on nuclear power by demonstrating the potential environmental health risks involved.
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Dangerous Air

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners investigate how pollution is a global issue. They locate the countries affected by radiation from Chernobyl, sequence the progress of radiation transport from Chernobyl and plot the pollution points on a world map, and read and...
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The Chernobyl Disaster

For Students 6th
In this Chernobyl worksheet, 6th graders use a word bank to fill in blanks, completing a paragraph about the Chernobyl Disaster. Students then list the countries the information source.
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Reactor Incident

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students are introduced to Chernobyl incident and the resulting environmental health impacts they watch a PowerPoint presentation, read articles and discuss what they have gained from these sources.
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The Path of Pollution

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students name and locate countries where radiation from the Chernobyl accident traveled, describe how air pollution travels from one area to another and list the travel of radiation in chronological order.
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Industrialization of the American Landscape

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Chernobyl incident and the resulting environmental health impacts. They explore three different isotopes that were released into the atmosphere. Through inquiry, students determine the difference between types of...
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Radioactive Isotopes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe an isotope and radioactive isotope in a written essay. They describe how a specific country or region was affected by radioactive contamination and attempt to sympathize with those affected by these radioactive...
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The Path of Pollution

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils examine the path of pollution that was created by the Chernobyl accident. They discover how air pollution travels from one area to another and sequentially locate the countries where radiation traveled to.
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Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is flipping a switch and lighting up a room normal or miraculous? It depends where—and when—you live. Crash Course World History covers historical uses of energy, current uses of energy, and the possible future uses of energy with an...
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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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Radiation vs. Radioactive Atoms

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
What's the difference between radiation and radioactive atoms? See the public share their opinions in an interview-driven video. The narrator discusses alpha and beta particles versus the atoms that can release them and relates this...
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Water Pollution

For Students 9th - 12th
What's the solution to all of this pollution? Young environmental scientists learn how even small amounts of pollution can have huge consequences when it comes to the water table. The second video in a series of seven covers topics such...

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