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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.
What scares you? Heights? Spiders? Small spaces? Fortunately, nuclear energy is nothing to be afraid of.