Additional Resources for Teachers, Part 1

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Activity 1A: Connecting to Nuclear Chemistry

Glossary from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission:

Understanding Radiation in Our World (Introduction, Chapter 1, and Chapter 2):

Teachers’ Domain

Teachers’ Domain is a library of free digital media resources produced by public television. Guest users can view a limited number of resources; unlimited access to the site requires free registration. The following Teachers’ Domain science subtopics have high-quality media related to nuclear chemistry:

Science - Physical Science - Energy - Nuclei and Radiation:

Science - Physical Science - Matter - Atomic Nucleus:

Activity 1B: Exploring Project Topics

Nuclear Chemistry Applications and Issues

Use these Web sites to familiarize yourself with the ways in which nuclear chemistry is important in social, political, environmental, and health issues.

Key Issues of the Nuclear Age:

International Atomic Energy agency: News Centre: In Focus:

Understanding Radiation in Our World (Chapters 3 and 4):

Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation

“Biological Effects of Radiation” from the Nuclear Reactor Concepts Workshop Manual, U.S. NRC.:

EPA Radiation Protection: Health Effects: