Fusion Power Explained—Future or Failure

A day without fusion is like a day without sunshine. The video explains what fusion is and how we might be able to create the energy on Earth rather than relying on the sun. It highlights the pros and cons of fusion power.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss the pros and cons of mining on the moon
  • Debate if having unlimited power for everyone on the planet would solve or create more problems for humanity
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of energy sources and the process of fusion

  • Includes closed captioning in 36 languages for English learners
  • Compares fusion power to other types of power plants

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