Topic 3: The Problems of Nuclear Spent Fuel – Step 1

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Welcome back! Let’s start Topic 3 by reviewing some nuclear physics!

The Chain Reaction

FIRST test yourself: Can you explain the chain reaction in a short paragraph? Write a brief explanation of the chain reaction, then compare to the video below.

[youtube.com/watch?v=N7C14UIKuv8]

Remember fission? 

FIRST test yourself: Draw a picture of a fission reaction, and label the parts. Then compare to the video below.

[youtube.com/watch?v=kHXMiYsFSrU]
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