Nuclear Energy

Ka-Blam! What is nuclear energy? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will tell you how energy can be taken out of an atom’s nucleus to create nuclear energy. You’ll find about the process that splits atoms to create energy, and about which element power plants use to make fuel to power our homes. Discover the pros and cons of using nuclear energy as an alternative to fossil fuels. You’ll also learn how scientists are trying to harness safe and renewable energy from other sources. This is some powerful information!

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