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Term 3 Double Helix Club: Nuclear Energy

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Do you get this science joke or is it just me?

I hope you found out alot of interesting information on nuclear reactions from the videos, stimulation and roleplay.

Play the nuclear fission and reactor stimulator here

<div style=”position: relative; width: 300px; height: 225px;”><a href=”http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/nuclear-physics/nuclear-fission_en.jnlp” style=”text-decoration: none;”><img src=”http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/nuclear-physics/nuclear-fission-screenshot.png” alt=”Nuclear Fission” style=”border: none;” width=”300″ height=”225″/><div style=”position: absolute; width: 200px; height: 80px; left: 50px; top: 72px; background-color: #FFF; opacity: 0.6; filter: alpha(opacity = 60);”></div><table style=”position: absolute; width: 200px; height: 80px; left: 50px; top: 72px;”><tr><td style=”text-align: center; color: #000; font-size: 24px; font-family: Arial,sans-serif;”>Click to Run</td></tr></table></a></div>

http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/nuclear-fission

Please leave your reflection comments below.

Nuclear Energy Debate

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Listen to TED debate on does the world need Nuclear energy?

Research some of the arguments/viewpoints and include them in your one world essay.

http://www.ted.com/talks/debate_does_the_world_need_nuclear_energy.html

 

Up to date news to consider for your one world safety of nuclear power essay

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Monitoring radiation levels outside the damaged nuclear reactoy

Nuclear is the safest form of power, says top UK scientist

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/mar/29/nuclear-power-safe-sir-david-king

and

Japan may have lost race to save nuclear reactor

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/29/japan-lost-race-save-nuclear-reactor?CMP=EMCGT_300311&

and

China forges ahead with nuclear energy

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110329/full/news.2011.194.html?s=news_rss

and

Radioactivity spreads in Japan

 

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110329/full/471555a.html?s=news_rss

Radiation and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Accident

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An aerial View of the the Fukushima Reactor

An interesting article trign to explain what may have happened to the Reactors after the earthquake and tsunami

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110322/full/471417a.html?s=news_rss

Also, this infographic gives you an idea of the relative doses of radiation released from the reactor and into the surrounding area.

http://xkcd.com/radiation/

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