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List of international resources for students at or below high school level about nuclear energy topics. Some of the pages are written for specific age groups (e.g., 14-16 years), and these are clearly marked. The resources are all in English. Make sure you also check out our additional list of international resources International (Other) including resources from countries where English is not the predominantly spoken language. Most of these also offer a complete or partial English translation of their materials.
The World Nuclear Association (WNA) is the global private-sector organization that seeks to promote the peaceful worldwide use of nuclear power as a sustainable energy resource for the coming centuries. Specifically, the WNA is concerned with nuclear power generation and all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle, including mining, conversion, enrichment, fuel fabrication, plant manufacture, transport, and the safe disposition of spent fuel. :: Go to the website
The BBC's Schools Website contains learning materials for use inside and outside the classroom. The BiteSize Revision section provides interactive learning materials, fact sheets, tests and printable worksheets students can use on their own. A great resource for review, peer tutoring, parents helping their children, and self-directed learners.
Are you between 11 and 16 years old? Check the Electricity section.
Part of the In-Depth Guides Series from BBC. The Guide offers a concise overview on how nuclear power works, nuclear waste, cost of nuclear power estimates, comparison of the UK’s major current and likely future energy sources. :: Go to website
Schoolphysics.co.uk is a valuable resource for students (age 11-19) and their physics
teachers. The information is concise, to the point and set at the right level for each
age range. Some
of the resources are available for free (additional educational material is accessible
for those who purchase CDs from the site). Some examples we selected from the freely available
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