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19 reviewed resources for uranium atom split

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Alternative Energy Resources

For Students 7th - 8th
In this alternative energy resources worksheet, students identify the ore that is commonly used in nuclear power plants and how it is processed. Then they determine the reaction that occurs when uranium atoms are split. Students also...
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Nuclear Energy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Atomic theory as a philosophical study was explored even by the Ancient Greeks. The knowledge of atoms was developed in the 17th century.  This PowerPoint explains how by the 1940's, splitting of the atom was discovered and since then,...
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Mining Uranium and Nuclear Reactor

For Students 6th - 12th
In this mining worksheet, students fill in the blanks to paragraphs about mining uranium and a nuclear reactor. Students fill in the blanks for 17 sentences.
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Investigation: Splitting Atoms

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
In a simple activity, physical scientists model nuclear fission using a droplet of oil. This can be used alone in a unit on different types of energy, or as part of the energy conservation unit produced by the Texas State Energy...
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Nuclear Power

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this nuclear power activity, students compare fission and fusion. Students learn about the different kinds of radiation. This activity has 2 short answer questions and 10 matching questions.
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Energy: Nuclear Power

For Students 7th - 9th
In 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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Radioactive Decay Chains

For Teachers 8th - 12th
After introducing your class to radioactive decay and walking them through the changes in the numbers of atomic particles, give them an opportunity to write equations for the first six daughters in a Uranium-238 decay chain. They also...
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Nuclear Power

For Students 9th - 12th
In this nuclear power instructional activity, students read how atoms can be changes and are unstable. Students compare 3 kinds of radiation and the difference between fission and fusion. Then students complete 10 matching and 2 short...
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Nuclear Changes: Radioactive Decay

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why do atoms break down? Scholars learn about radioactive decay as part of the larger Chemistry PowerPoints series. They differentiate between fission and fusion and alpha or beta particles, as well as gamma rays. Diagrams show how atoms...
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WS 2.1 Protons, Neutrons, Electrons

For Students 10th - 12th
In this subatomic particle worksheet, learners fill in a table with elements, their atomic mass, atomic number and number of protons, neutrons and electrons. They also answer questions about the subatomic particles in specific atoms and...
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Power Pellets! Nuclear Energy in the United States

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Nuclear power provides about 20 percent of the energy generated in the United States. The seventh activity in the series of 12 tackles nuclear power. After sharing what they know about nuclear energy, scholars complete a WebQuest make a...
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Uranium On a Diet

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars examine how nuclear reactions differ from other chemical reactions they have studied. They add up atomic masses of both the product and reactant side of an example of uranium decomposition, demonstrating mass loss involved.
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Hazardous Waste

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students define technology and relate the definition to the production of electricity using nuclear energy. They also list the technologies involved and relate the use of these technologies to their effect on society in general, and...
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E = mc^2

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students investigate Albert Einstein’s equation regarding energy and the speed of light.  In this algebra lesson plan, students explore nuclear fission and chain reactions through the use of a simulation conducted on the TI 83+...
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Nuclear Reactions: Fission and Fusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
These nicely designed slides work through the processes of nucelar fission and fusion with very clear, labeled diagrams that almost act as animations when you progress from slide to slide. Facts behind the process are summarized well....
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Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Using the periodic table of elements, young chemists fill in a chart of isotopes to show the atomic number, mass, charge, number of protons, number of neutrons, and number of electrons. The chart is followed by 11 questions that...
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Energy Adventure Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students complete a scavenger hunt. In this energy lesson, students use various Internet websites to explore forms of energy, non-renewable sources, renewable sources, electricity, uses of energy and energy efficiency.
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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 Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 7th - 11th
In this atomic bomb study guide worksheet, students respond to 11 short answer questions. The questions correlate to assigned readings in a textbook.