This Nuclear Energy package shows how nuclear power is produced and the energy transformations that must happen in order to make electricity.
The package includes an editable, interactive PowerPoint presentation which shows how nuclear energy is released from uranium atoms, and the types of transformations the energy undergoes in order to make Nuclear Power into electricity.
The presentation makes liberal use of diagrams and pictures to illustrate the points simply and clearly. This presentation is suitable for multiple grade levels.
The package also includes a nuclear energy reading comprehension article, an Illustrated nuclear energy vocabulary sheet, a crossword puzzle, and four extension projects to enable students to explore additional nuclear power related topics and issues.
This package covers, in a simple, straightforward way, what nuclear energy is, how nuclear energy is transformed to electricity, and nuclear power’s environmental benefits and challenges. These materials are aligned with Common Core, and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and follow the 5E method as well.
What you will get in this Package:
A Set of engagement questions
to create interest and draw out students’ prior knowledge and conceptions.
An editable PowerPoint presentation on nuclear energy
A reading comprehension exercise
on basic nuclear energy with answer key
A vocabulary list with definitions and illustrations
A vocabulary cross word puzzle
Reading selection on nuclear energy,
with answer key
An assessment test with answer key
Teacher notes and answer keys
Four extension research projects
which the teacher can assign individually or to groups to explore and report on additional nuclear related topics and issues at the teacher’s discretion.
Extra Free Bonus
A lab report template
(This free added bonus can be used for any lab project)
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