The Promise and Threat of Nuclear Energy

Bill Gates:on Energy - Innovating to Zero!


Feb. 2010. Bill Gates unveils his vision for the world's energy future, describing the need for "miracles" to avoid planetary catastrophe and explaining why he's backing a dramatically different type of nuclear reactor. The necessary goal? Zero carbon emissions globally by 2050. [site] 27.49 min.

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CNA: Nuclear Videos - The Canadian Nuclear Association addresses the PROMISE of nuclear energy in these two videos: We Need Our Heroes: Nuclear Technology Working for Canada and the History of Canada's Nuclear Industry.  site annotation for CNA: Nuclear Videos

http://www.cna.ca/english/library/videos.html


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GreenPeace: Nuclear Power Videos - "Greenpeace addresses the THREAT of nuclear power generation in these two videos. The first video, Nuclear power - a dangerous dinosaur, is a short history of Nuclear power - from the promises of cheap endless power in the 1950's to the realities of pollution, dumping, cancer and expensive energy with... site annotation for GreenPeace: Nuclear Power Videos

http://www.greenpeace.org/australia/resources/videos/nuclear-power


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Learn About Nuclear Weapons - This site was created by the The Swedish Physicians against Nuclear Weapons and the Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society. Educators, be sure to check out the For Teachers link along the top menu bar. site annotation for Learn About Nuclear Weapons

http://www.learnaboutnukes.org/


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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons - Resources - Check out the Learn Peace section to find several classroom activities for students. Play videos from scientists, celebrities and youth speaking out against nuclear weapons. site annotation for International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons - Resources

http://www.icanw.org/resources


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Guide to the Nuclear Wall Chart - Created in conjunction with the Nuclear Science Wall Chart, this site is a web version of A Teacher's Guide to the Nuclear Science Wall Chart. Many topics are covered in this online guide, including radioactivity, atoms, antimatter, and nuclear reactions. site annotation for Guide to the Nuclear Wall Chart

http://www.lbl.gov/abc/wallchart/guide.html


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Ions - This brief animation provides a good description/definition of an ion and how anions (-) and cations (+) form. site annotation for Ions

http://www.cna.ca/curriculum/cna_atomic_theory/flash/ions/Atomic_Theory_Ions_eng.html


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Nuclear Technology - Exploring Possibilities - The Nuclear Science Technology High School Curriculum Website is a tool developed to explain concepts, issues and people related to energy and in particular nuclear energy. The website was developed for the public, for teachers and specifically for students in grades 9–12. (site description)  site annotation for Nuclear Technology - Exploring Possibilities

http://www.cna.ca/curriculum/about-eng.asp


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Lesson Plans for Nuclear Power/Energy - "The purpose of this site is to establish separate and distinct teaching units on nuclear-related subjects that can be taught in the classroom. And, in some instances, the instructional units can be modified to be taught by teachers with varying degrees of knowledge in this subject area." (site)  site annotation for Lesson Plans for Nuclear Power/Energy

http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/teachers.html


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Canadian Nuclear Association: Teacher Resources - The Teachers’ Resources section of the Nuclear Technology: Exploring Possibilities web site provides secondary school teachers with access to with access to lesson plans about concepts, issues and people related to the nuclear industry. Each lesson is aligned to curriculum. Search for your province... site annotation for Canadian Nuclear Association: Teacher Resources

http://www.cna.ca/curriculum/db/TeacherResource.asp?bc=Teacher%20Resource&pid=Teacher%20Resource