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View Resource High Flux Reactor Isotope Facility

Located at the Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Tennessee, the High Flux Reactor Isotope Facility (HFIR) produces transuranium isotopes for research, industrial, and medical applications. It is also used for a variety of neutron flux experiments. The HFIR Website gives an informative overview of the science and engineering behind the reactor. Visitors can get acquainted with HFIR's history,...

https://neutrons.ornl.gov/hfir
View Resource Three Mile Island: The Inside Story

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History doesn't shy away from the recent historical past, and this recent online exhibit details the events surrounding March 28, 1979. This auspicious date happened to be the day of the worst reported accident at a civilian nuclear power plant, in which half the fuel melted in one of two nuclear reactors on Three Mile Island near Harrisburg,...

http://americanhistory.si.edu/tmi/index.htm
View Resource Dealing with Waste: The Nuclear Debate

Developed by the Industry Supports Education initiative (ISE), this website allows teenagers to take part in an online debate about how to cope with nuclear waste and whether and how nuclear power should be used in the future. During the debate, the user has a discussion with a virtual devil's advocate (DA). Visitors can either take the role of being in favor of nuclear power or against nuclear...

http://resources.schoolscience.co.uk/nirex/nucdebate.html