The ANS Center for Nuclear Science and Technology Information has joined forces with Discovery Education to help educators and students dig deeper into the important role of nuclear science in the modern world with Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World™. A fact-based nuclear science curriculum, Navigating Nuclear is designed to guide students in examining the ways nuclear energy powers our world and in exploring real-world applications of nuclear processes. The same info available to classrooms that subscribe to the Discovery Education in-classroom platform is also available free online at navigatingnuclear.com.
The Navigating Nuclear Science presentation modules cover essential topics in nuclear science and technology. Each module includes a high-quality PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes, recommendations for activities to augment the learning, and links to lesson plans with downloadable versions of handouts and worksheets.
In the classroom
The modules are designed to be used in teacher workshops and by teachers in their classrooms. All topics are based on disciplinary core ideas in the Next Generation Science Standards. Some are tied to lessons in ANS’s Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World™ created in partnership with Discovery Education.
In the community
The modules were also created with community outreach in mind and are suited for events such as community meetings, presentations to policy makers, and more.
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