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Nuclear Energy

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Item Number:
SM N6666
Price:
$39.95
Format:
VHS
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Length:
23 min.
Copyright:
2000
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
Schlessinger Media
Grade Level:
5 - 8
ISBN:
1572253797
UPC:
753201042132
Summary:
In Nuclear Energy, kids will discover the incredible power stored inside the tiny atom! The key concept is that huge amounts of energy can be released when the forces that hold the nucleus of an atom together are disturbed. That can happen through fission, the splitting of an atom's nucleus, or fusion, the combining of protons and neutrons from two different atoms. Pioneering scientists Lise Meitner and Marie Curie are introduced, and students learn how their research led to a greater understanding of the atom. Kids also learn that although nuclear energy is a clean, almost inexhaustible energy resource, there are safety issues that must be addressed. Includes an exciting hands-on demonstration to help explain nuclear chain reactions and the energy they release. Part of the multivolume Energy in Action Video Series. Includes a Teacher's Guide.

Only available in the US.


Series Name:
    Energy in Action Video Series



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