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Chapter 13 looks at nuclear energy. The user gains a general understanding of radiation and some of its different types. Discussion continues with a study of fission and fusion reactions. The chapter concludes with a look at radioactive decay and its uses. This product uses the interactive capabilities of a computer. The chapter has an embedded end-of-chapter quiz, uses graphics, animations, user interactivity or embedded video on almost all pages. This product is designed to provide bite-sized pieces of information in an effort to enhance the scientific literacy of our next generation, not to overwhelm them with sheer quantity of information. Chapter 13 section titles: What is radiation? • Types of Radiation • Fission • Fusion • Radioactive Decay and its Uses • Chapter Concept Map • Checking Your Understanding. This product works both on a Macintosh or PC computer.