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Enormous forces hold together the nuclei of atoms. When certain types of atoms are split they release large amounts of energy. The process of splitting atoms is called nuclear fission. The heat produced from the nuclear fission is used to generate electricity in power plants. The generation of...
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Solar energy is the energy that comes to the Earth from the Sun. It is commonly known as sunlight. This energy arrives in the form of electromagnetic radiation, which is energy that travels in waves. A variety of modern technologies are able to capture and convert solar energy into other useful...
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This piece of work is a bird's eye view of the history [of above and below ground nuclear testing] by scaling down a month length of time into one second. The blinking light, sound and the numbers on the world map show when, where and how many experiments each country have conducted.
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This middle school STEM curriculum extension focuses on nuclear science and energy. Teachers will find accurate, unbiased, and current information on the roles that energy and nuclear science play in our lives. The curriculum includes essential principles and fundamental concepts of energy science....
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Jefferson Lab, a world-class nuclear research facility, offers STEM resources for middle to college-level teachers and students. Organized by user (Teacher or Student) and by resource type (Games and Puzzles, Science Cinema, and Programs and Events), the webpage has something for everyone interested...
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Photostream and albums from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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Nuclear science and technology can be incorporated into almost any STEM lesson plan, including the sciences: biology, chemistry, Earth science, physics, physical science, life science, environmental science, or general science. ANS offers numerous resources (e.g., lessons, fact sheets, and other...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2017
Our ability to mine great amounts of energy from uranium nuclei has led to bill nuclear power as a plentiful, utopian source of electricity. But rather than dominate the global electricity market, nuclear power has declined from a high of 18% in 1996 to 11% today. What happened to the great promise...
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The Get Current activity book engages middle and high school students with energy. It includes crosswords, word games, math puzzles, and more challenging ways to help students learn, understand, and internalize the principles of energy literacy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.
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Published in 2016
A comprehensive classroom resource containing fact sheets that introduce students to energy and describe energy resources, electricity consumption, efficiency, conservation, transportation, climate change, and emerging technologies. Infobooks can be used as a resource for many energy activities.
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Published in 2017
There are many benefits to using renewable energy resources, but what is it exactly? From solar to wind, find out more about alternative energy, the fastest-growing source of energy in the world—and how we can use it to combat climate change.
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View energy statistics on the United States and its territories.
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