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Media Construction of Chemicals in the Environment  Lesson 4: Nuclear Reactor Safety

Media Construction of Chemicals in the Environment Lesson 4: Nuclear Reactor Safety

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson using four short film excerpts to ... (more)

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson using four short film excerpts to reflect on nucelar reactor safety in light of the accidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl. For full materials associated with this unit visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=chemicals (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Case Study
Interactive
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Project Look Sharp
Provider:
Ithaca College
Author:
Sox Sperry
Nuclear Energy: Radiation Exposure

Nuclear Energy: Radiation Exposure

This lesson provides an overview of the sources and potential effects of ... (more)

This lesson provides an overview of the sources and potential effects of radiation exposure. Topics include the history of the United States' domestic nuclear power program, the concept of ionizing radiation, and how radiation dosage is measured. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Collection:
Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
Provider:
Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
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Three Mile Island: What Happened

Three Mile Island: What Happened

This interactive activity from the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Web site looks at the ... (more)

This interactive activity from the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Web site looks at the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history. A nuclear power plant has a great margin of error. By design, when one system fails, another takes over. However, as this interactive activity from the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Web site explains, there is no such thing as "fail-safe". Learn how a chain of malfunctions and operator errors led to the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history, and how disaster was ultimately averted. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Author:
WGBH Educational Foundation
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Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
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Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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