ERIC Number: ED055806
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Nuclear Power and the Environment, Understanding the Atom Series.
Atomic Energy Commission, Oak Ridge, TN. Div. of Technical Information.
This booklet is one of the booklets in the "Understanding the Atom Series" published by the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission for high school science teachers and their students. Discussion concentrates on the radiological and thermal aspects of the environmental effects of nuclear power plants; on the procedures followed by the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) to minimize the impact of nuclear plants on man and his environment; and on the research conducted by the AEC and others to further expand our knowledge. Numerous photographs and diagrams are utilized and a list of suggested references is included. (Author/PR)
Descriptors: Electricity, Environment, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Natural Resources, Pollution, Radiation, Secondary School Science, Thermal Environment
USAEC, P. O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 (Free)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Atomic Energy Commission, Oak Ridge, TN. Div. of Technical Information.