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Nuclear Fission Reactors

Nuclear Energy

Nuclear reactors contain radioactive fuel that undergoes fission, producing immense heat that drives turbines. Globally, about 10 per cent of electricity is generated this way. This clip details what happens inside a reactor, nuclear fuel and its processing, how reactions are contained and how the heat generates power. It provides a clear explanation of nuclear power generation for middle to senior secondary students of science/physics.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2019
Duration: 9 min
Series: Nuclear Energy
Printable Resources: Yes

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