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Map of U.S. Nuclear Power Plants
Map of U.S. Nuclear Power Plants

Grade Level : 5-12 Green stars on the United States map indicate the locations of two new reactor projects that are under construction. Red stars indicate six sites…

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The Atoms Family
The Atoms Family

Grade Level: K-5 The Atoms Family Color and Activity Book introduces children to the benefits of nuclear science and technology in our daily lives. The book includes 24…

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A Day With The Atom
A Day With The Atom

Grade Levels: 5-12 What would our world be like today if radiation had not been harnessed to serve our human needs? One way to gain a small appreciation…

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Personal Radiation Dose Chart
Personal Radiation Dose Chart

Grade Level: 5-12 Our daily exposure to radiation comes from numerous sources within our environment.  The annual dose to which we are subjected depends upon where and how…

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Insider’s View Series
Insider’s View Series

Grade Level: 5-12 Nuclear science and technology is the subject of increasing international interest due to many factors, including the environmental benefits of nuclear energy; the production and…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Source Energy Equivalents
INFOGRAPHIC: Source Energy Equivalents

Grade Level: 5-12 DID YOU KNOW? 1 Uranium fuel pellet, without being reprocessed and recycled, has about as much energy available in today's Light Water Reactor (LWR) as:…

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Source Energy Equivalents Pellet Card
Source Energy Equivalents Pellet Card

Grade Level: 7-12 A simulated uranium fuel pellet is attached to this card.  The quantity of energy that can be released from this amount of nuclear fuel is…

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Questions and Answers – Nuclear Energy Facts: Nuclear Energy and Electricity
Questions and Answers – Nuclear Energy Facts: Nuclear Energy and Electricity

Grade Level: 7-12 The Q&A - Nuclear Energy Facts: Nuclear Energy and Electricity booklet contains the answers to more than 40 of the most commonly asked questions about…

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Questions and Answers – Nuclear Energy Facts: Nuclear Energy and Space Exploration
Questions and Answers – Nuclear Energy Facts: Nuclear Energy and Space Exploration

Grade Level: 7-12 The Q&A - Nuclear Energy Facts: Nuclear Energy and Space Exploration booklet contains the answers to over a dozen commonly asked questions about the role…

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