Cloud rises 47,000 ft above Nagasaki,
Web pages to read:
- Chernobyl: Recent
Through Chernobyl (great pictures and story)
Happened at Three Mile Island? (step-by-step)
You Prevent the Meltdown? (try your hand at controlling a
nuclear power plant)
- Questions to think about for the quiz
and final (answers will be in lecture, readings, and web pages):
- How does nuclear energy work? What is the difference between a
nuclear bomb and a nuclear reactor?
- What are the specific dangers to both life and property that
nuclear energy poses?
- How can we reduce the possibility of human exposure to radiation?
- Describe the different types of nuclear waste.