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Build Your Own Nuclear Reactor

From Teachers TV, this Inside Science video is an accessible and informative overview of nuclear fission and the economics behind building a new nuclear power. The video poses the mock challenge; to solve the world's energy needs, why not build your very own nuclear power plant? The video describes: • nuclear fission • the chain reaction in a nuclear reactor • electricity generation in a nuclear power plant • safety of the reactor and nuclear waste • arguments both for and against nuclear power • financing the building of a nuclear power plant

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