Nuclear Energy


General Background Material

Nuclear Science in Society - from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), includes teaching ideas, student activities, and curriculum mapping, site also available on CD-ROM, order through the ANSTO web page
http://www.ansto.gov.au/edu/

The ABC's of Nuclear Science - from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
http://www.lbl.gov/abc/

Nuclear Energy Institute - Nuclear Industrial Applications
http://www.nei.org/index.asp?catnum=2&catid=110

Uranium Information Centre, Australia: Educational Resource Papers - including Chemistry of Uranium and the Peaceful Atom
http://www.uic.com.au/education.htm

Radiation and Life - from The Uranium Information centre
http://www.uic.com.au/ral.htm

Nuclear Fission and Fusion - from #1 Site for Learning Site, scroll down to Nuclear Energy, or use direct links below
http://home.att.net/~cat4a/

Part I - Structure of Atomic Nuclei and Representation  
http://home.att.net/~cat4a/nuclear_I.htm
Part II - Forces Inside the Nucleus, Nuclear Fusion and Nuclear Fission Reactions
http://home.att.net/~cat4a/nuclear_II.htm
Part III - Energy Released during Fission Reaction, Chain Reaction  
http://home.att.net/~cat4a/nuclear_III.htm
Part IV - Types of Fission Reactions, Difference Between Nuclear Fusion and Fission Reactions  
http://home.att.net/~cat4a/nuclear_III.htm
Part V - Difference Between Nuclear Reactions and Chemical Reactions  
http://home.att.net/~cat4a/nuclear_V.htm
Part VI - Nuclear Reactors, Atom Bombs  
http://home.att.net/~cat4a/nuclear_VI.htm
Part VII - How Sun Produces Its Energy, Production Of Heavy Elements in the Stars  
http://home.att.net/~cat4a/nuclear_VII.htm

Activities

The Benign Hamburger - from The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Case Study Collection at State University of New York at Buffalo, includes
CASE TEACHING NOTES for The Benign Hamburger
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/projects/cases/Benign_Hamburger.html

Nuclear Safety WebQuest
http://www.what-is-the-speed-of-light.com/webquests/nuclear-safety-webquest.html

Nuclear Chemistry and the Community - from ChemCases.com at Kennesaw State University
http://www.chemcases.com/nuclear/


Medical uses of radioisotopes

Radioisotopes and You - from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
http://www.ansto.gov.au/ari/

Nuclear Medicine - from The National Atomic Museum, USA
http://www.atomicmuseum.com/tour/nuclearmedicine.cfm

Radiopharmacy - from The Department of Nuclear Medicine at Liverpool Hospital, NSW
http://www.swsahs.nsw.gov.au/healthser/liv/NucMed/radiopharmacy.asp

Let's Play PET - from UCLA School of Medicine - Main Menu,
http://laxmi.nuc.ucla.edu:8000/lpp/lpphome.html


Nuclear energy and Society

Nuclear energy and Society - from University of Michigan
http://www.umich.edu/~gs265/society/nuclear.htm

Nuclear Energy Issues - a Cambridge Scientific Abstract
http://www.csa.com/hottopics/ern/02mar/overview.html

World Energy Needs and Nuclear Power - from Uranium Information Centre, Melbourne
http://www.uic.com.au/nip11.htm


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