Nuclear: High power, hard to handle

This video reviews key points as well as pros and cons of nuclear power.

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Switch Energy
American Geosciences Institute

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Consider using the Switch Energy website to have students do a research project on the pros and cons of different types of energy sources. Then, as a class they can create an energy portfolio.

This video clip could encourage student researching other energy sources and comparing / contrasting their pros and cons. This could be followed by [link http://needtoknow.nas.edu/energy/interactive/our-energy-system/] - to see how the U.S. uses energy and where nuclear power falls on the scale.

Another great CLEAN resource is the activity called [link /resources/43021.html 'the Great Energy Debate'].