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This web page was developed to provide modular teaching components for Grades 6-12 on nuclear energy, radiation, and nuclear medicine. The five units include: Radiation, Uses of Radiation, Nuclear Reactors, Radioactive Waste, and Radioactive Materials. Teachers will find turn-key lessons, labs that use inexpensive materials, warm-up questions, question sets with answers provided, plus diagrams and illustrations to supplement the content. For educators seeking deeper content knowledge of nuclear processes, links are provided to cost-free workshop manuals and reference materials.
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Modern Physics
- Nuclear Physics
= Models of the Nucleus
= Nuclear Reactions
= Radioactivity
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- Chemistry
- Middle School
- High School
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
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Keywords:
Carbon-14, Geiger counter, fission, nuclear chain reaction, nuclear power, nuclear reactor, power plant, radioactive isotope, radioactivity, x-ray
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Metadata instance created July 22, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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June 20, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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(Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville, 2007), WWW Document, (http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/teachers.html).
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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Teachers' Lesson Plans, (Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville, 2007), <http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/teachers.html>.
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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Teachers' Lesson Plans. (2011, March 30). Retrieved October 2, 2014, from Nuclear Regulatory Commission: http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/teachers.html
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Nuclear Regulatory Commission. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Teachers' Lesson Plans. Rockville: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, March 30, 2011. http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/teachers.html (accessed 2 October 2014).
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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Teachers' Lesson Plans. Rockville: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 2007. 30 Mar. 2011. 2 Oct. 2014 <http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/teachers.html>.
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A link to a simple tutorial on nuclear energy, its risks, and benefits -- appropriate for grades 6-10.

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