Throughout the year, our energy education centers host events to provide students with opportunities to learn about science. Due to social distancing measures in play due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), these activities cannot take place as they normally would in person. But the learning and experimenting doesn't have to stop! Now, students can participate in a week's worth of experiments from home.
Rachel Blackman can predict the future. Sort of. Through her work in the mechanical maintenance department, she regularly conducts vibration analysis of equipment.
It takes an electron microscope to see an atom, but you can learn about the parts of one from the comfort of your driveway. Learn the basics of an atom, then watch the video below to make learning come to life. Send your Energetic Chalk Drawing photos or videos through private or direct message for a chance to be featured on our social media channels.
Whether you are looking for an activity to do over the weekend or new ways to learn while home from school, there are many ways to make learning fun from the comfort of your table.
A lifelong environmental champion, Catawba Nuclear Station Environmental Specialist Haley Willis was raised on Ocracoke Island in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, spending her spare time and summers kayaking, swimming and honing her love of the outdoors on...
Seeing the dawn of what was dubbed the atomic age, in the early 1960s, four southern utilities joined together to build a prototype nuclear power plant to test the feasibility of nuclear power as a commercial power source.
Around the world, there are important conversations going on regarding carbon emissions. Countries, companies and communities are all looking for solutions that move us toward a lower-carbon future.
The results are in! Readers, thank you for your feedback on the Nuclear Information Center. We look forward to delivering the nuclear energy information that interests you most. In 2020, you can expect to see articles on:
This season of giving is a time to reflect on the generosity of our nuclear employees who have given their time, talent and donations to strengthen the communities around Duke Energy’s six nuclear sites.
Among the trees decorated this year at the World of Energy’s Festival of Trees, a kid-favorite is a tree with a yellow LEGO toy head as a tree-topper and wreath and ball LEGO ornaments donning its branches. It even has LEGO ornaments uniquely painted and drawn by students from YouthLink’s FIRST LEGO League.