Then Watch Bill Nye Nuclear Energy and Waste
In a google slide show or prezi answer the following (Hand in through the form fill):
What is an Isotope?
What is a half life?
How does Bill Nye show the concentrations of radioactive materials over 240,000 years?
How can the proportions of isotopes be used to date objects? How are they used in the PBS video? How can we use them to date things in Hawaiʻi?
What is a fission reaction?
What are some advantages of nuclear energy and what are some disadvantages of nuclear energy?
Which elements are used for nuclear energy?
How does a nuclear power plant work? (Draw a diagram)
What is the current plan to deal with nuclear waste? Is it safe?
Where is waste in the U.S. currently slated to be stored? What are alternatives?
What are major incidents regarding nuclear energy? When did they happen? Do any have the potential to affect us in Hawaiʻi? Explain
What are the moral or ethical ways to move forward in regards to energy?
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