Presentation on theme: "Unit Three, Day One Nuclear Fuel Learn about the first ever working nuclear chain reaction in a reactor located on a squash ball court at the University."— Presentation transcript:
What If? Preserving the Past Students discuss the complex legacy associated with the Manhattan project and will give their opinions on whether they agree or disagree with the article’s points.
Nuclear Power Today Today, the nuclear power plant stands on the border between humanity's greatest hopes and its deepest fears for the future, offering a clean energy alternative that frees us from the shackles of fossil fuel dependence, and summoning images of disaster: quake-ruptured Japanese power plants belching radioactive steam, the abandoned dead zone surrounding Chernobyl. But what happens inside a nuclear power plant to bring such marvel and misery into being?
A Model Nuclear Power Plant Steam Turbine In this activity from the Thomas A. Edison, Edison Innovation Foundation, learners build a model of a power plant and a nuclear reactor using simple materials