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We all know science is all around us. But what does nuclear have to do with that? For those who have been out of school for awhile - Welcome back to the basics. For the new students – Welcome to Nuclear 101.

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Nuclear Technology

Nuclear technology is used to supply electricity to the grid using reactors, it also has other uses in medicine and space travel.

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Nuclear science and technology improves our lives in many ways and in many different areas. It makes our food safer; it improves the quality of tools, gauges, and machines; it diagnoses abnormalities of the metabolism and treats cancers; it powers space applications; and it offers one of the cleanest and most environmentally friendly ways of generating electricity.

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Talking Nuclear

Nuclear science and technology faces many challenges, from public education and acceptance, to regulation and funding. This section sheds lights on the current challenges and obstacles the nuclear field faces.

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Nuclear Science

We all know science is all around us. But what does nuclear have to do with that? For those who have been out of school for awhile - Welcome back to the basics. For the new students – Welcome to Nuclear 101.

Learn More
 

Nuclear Technology

Nuclear technology is used to supply electricity to the grid using reactors, it also has other uses in medicine and space travel.

Learn More
 

Nuclear Applications

Nuclear science and technology improves our lives in many ways and in many different areas. It makes our food safer; it improves the quality of tools, gauges, and machines; it diagnoses abnormalities of the metabolism and treats cancers; it powers space applications; and it offers one of the cleanest and most environmentally friendly ways of generating electricity.

Learn More
 

Talking Nuclear

Nuclear science and technology faces many challenges, from public education and acceptance, to regulation and funding. This section sheds lights on the current challenges and obstacles the nuclear field faces.

Learn More

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Radtown USA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s student-focused radiation website, RadTown, has launched with a new look and feel. This interactive, virtual…

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Energy Action Game

Use this Monopoly style board game to introduce the importance of a balanced energy mix to your students. Players will…

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Isotope Discovery Kit

ID # 750078 Shelve the dry textbooks and one-dimensional charts. Using the Isotope Discovery Kit, you can energize your classroom…

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Chain Reaction – Critical Mass

Grade Level: 5-12 DCI: 5-ESS3-1, 3-5 ETS1-1, 3-5ETS1-2, MS-PS1-4,  MS-PS3-4, MS-ESS3-1, MS-ESS3-3, MS-ESS3-4, MS-ESS3-5, MS-ETS1-1, MS-ETS1-2, MS-ETS1-3, MS-ETS1-4, HS-PS1-1, HS-PS1-8,…

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What is Fission?

Objective: To demonstrate the concept of nuclear fission and its resulting burst of energy to younger students. Grade Level: Middle…

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Nuclear Chain Reaction Using Dominoes

Materials: Bunch of dominos Ruler Flat table that doesn't shake Directions: Arrange the dominos in the pattern shown.    …

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Nuclear Art & Multimedia Contest

Your Challenge Design a poster. Produce a video. Create a meme. Win prizes for your school! We want to showcase…

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Radtown USA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s student-focused radiation website, RadTown, has launched with a new look and feel. This interactive, virtual…

Click to Download

Energy Action Game

Use this Monopoly style board game to introduce the importance of a balanced energy mix to your students. Players will…

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The Cyber-rific Periodic Table of the Elements

Making Science Make Sense® has created an interactive Periodic Table of the Elements, which features information and quizes on all…

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Brought to you by the team behind the internationally acclaimed educational star gazing app - Star Chart Dare you enter…

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goREACT

Create virtual chemical reactions with the Museum of Science and Industry's new mobile app!The world is your laboratory!    …

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Introduction to Sustainable Energy

As part of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) OpenCourseWare, the Introduction to Sustainable Energy course assesses current and potential future…

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Physics of Atomic Nuclei (PAN)

A free residential summer camp for high school students (both sites) and science teachers (MSU only). PAN is an outreach…

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Nuclear Science & Engineering for Secondary Science Teachers (Summer)

This one-week course is designed specifically for high school science teachers and will provide the basics of nuclear science, types…

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A Look at Nuclear Science and Technology

This course will focus on the theory, design and operation of commercial nuclear power reactors. The course will also touch…

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