It’s said that teaching is one of the most rewarding professions a person can pursue. When asked, many people can point back to their favorite teacher, or one who inspired, mentored or believed in them. At Duke Energy, we take every opportunity to ...
There are only a few weeks left of summer before school starts. And, if you are looking for fun activities to do with your family, we have you covered. When camps or field trips visit one of our energy education centers (the World of Energy, the...
After two years of construction, the Keowee-Toxaway Visitors Center – now known as the World of Energy – opened its doors on July 1, 1969. Among the 250,000 visitors to the Center in its first year was Tim Pettit...
When we reflect on who has most influenced our lives, many of us think back fondly on our teachers.
TV shows and movies are not the best sources of accurate information, especially when it comes to nuclear energy. Here are nine myths about nuclear power and the facts.
Many people don’t have the chance to see the inside of a nuclear plant. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t learn how one works. Learn the basics of nuclear energy, then watch the video below to discover how to make your own edible candy reactor.
While nuclear energy is not nearly as simple as learning our ABCs, it’s not as mysterious as you might think. In honor of Nuclear Science Week, we’re breaking down some common nuclear energy concepts to help you learn more about it.
Some schools are experiencing a decline in the number of girls involved in science, technology, engineering and math once they enter middle school. An afterschool program at Kinard Elementary School in Clover, S.C. offers a way to change that.
Summer is almost over, but there’s still time left for fun. Here are four science and art-inspired activities to try with your family before school starts.
With the new year quickly approaching, we looked back at the five most-read posts on the Nuclear Information Center in 2017.