ERIC Number: ED055810
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Atomic Energy Basics, Understanding the Atom Series.
Atomic Energy Commission, Oak Ridge, TN. Div. of Technical Information.
This booklet is part of the "Understanding the Atom Series," though it is a later edition and not included in the original set of 51 booklets. A basic survey of the principles of nuclear energy and most important applications are provided. These major topics are examined: matter has molecules and atoms, the atom has electrons, the nucleus, visualizing the atom, the chemical elements, energy comparisons, nuclear radiations and their penetration of materials, nuclear energy released, nuclear reactors, and service to man. Numerous photographs and diagrams are utilized. (PR)
Descriptors: Atomic Theory, Chemistry, Energy, Instructional Materials, Nuclear Physics, Physics, Radioisotopes, Resource Materials, Secondary School Science
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.