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9f. Nuclear Chemistry: Real World Connections Resources
Chernobyl (World Nuclear Association)
Learn about the accident in 1986 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine.
Estimate Your Annual Radiation Dose (University of Michigan Student Chapter of the Health Physics Society)
Answer a series of simple questions to find out how much radiation you are exposed to in a year.
Fusion Slide Show: Creating A Star on Earth (General Atomics)
Learn about fusion and current research into how to use fusion to generate power while watching this slide show.
Nuclear Physics & Radioactivity. Carbon 14 Dating (Science Net)
Nuclear Physics & Radioactivity. Geiger Counters (Science Net)
Nuclear Reactors (ChemWeb)
Easy to understand: parts of fission reactor (fuel rods, control rods, moderators, shielding/containment, coolant); nuclear fission and fusion; enrichment and breeder reactors.
Somebody said that everything is radioactive. Surely it can't be? (Science Net)
Explains that weak radiation is all around us, carbon-14, and chart with radiation from coffee, bread, granite and other everyday items.
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