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View Resource 2001 Annual Energy Review

The US Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) describes itself as providing policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment. The EIA Web site provides many informational pages and publications including the newly released...

https://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/annual/index.php
View Resource International Atomic Energy Agency: Nuclear Data Section/Atomic and Molecular Data Unit

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 1999 announced the new Aladdin Database Server, a numerical database for fusion energy research and other plasma science and technology applications. The Aladdin Database Server contains four databases: Collisional Database, H Neutral Beam Database, Particle-Surface Interactions, and Elementary Processes in H-He Plasmas. A Glossary is provided to...

https://www-amdis.iaea.org/
View Resource International Atomic Energy Agency: 2007 Safety Glossary

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is described as an independent intergovernmental, science and technology-based organization in the United Nations family that serves as the global focal point for nuclear cooperation. One of the many helpful online resources provided by the organization is the IAEA Safety Glossary. Visitors have access to nuclear safety and transportation related terms...

https://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1290_web.p...
View Resource National Atomic Museum

This Web site features the United States' only congressionally chartered museum of nuclear science and history, the National Atomic Museum. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the museum illustrates assorted applications of nuclear energy in today's society. Educators will find a guide to Exhibit Adventures such as the Forces of Flight and the Manhattan Project. The Historical Perspective section...

https://www.nuclearmuseum.org/
View Resource Two on the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor

The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) is the name of a revolutionary new power plant that, when completed, will produce the first sustained nuclear fusion reactions. ITER is the culmination of a massive effort, slated as "the world's largest international cooperative research and development project after the International Space Station." In a news report from the British...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3239806.stm
View Resource OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

Based in Paris, the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) is a specialized agency within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) whose mission is to assist its member countries in "maintaining and further developing, through international co-operation, the scientific, technological and legal bases required for the safe, environmentally friendly and economical use of nuclear energy...

http://www.oecd-nea.org/
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
View Resource Joint Committee on Atomic Energy

From 1946 to 1977, the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (JAEC) was responsible for making "continuing studies of the activities of the Atomic Energy Commission and of problems relating to the development, use, and control of atomic energy." Over three decades, the Committee looked into peacetime uses of atomic energy, international agreements regarding atomic energy, and various mutual defense...

https://library.stanford.edu/collections/joint-committee-ato...
View Resource After a series of negotiations with political party leaders, Germany decides to phase out the use of nuclear power

Nuclear power in Germany: The reasons behind Chancellor Merkel's U-turn http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13595171 France Criticizes German Nuclear Retreat http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-30/areva-s-lauvergeon-says-germany-will-import-nuclear-power.html German nuclear energy history: a timeline http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15117199,00.html Nuclear Power Global Status...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2011/0603