Nuclear Fission

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Nuclear Fission وێنه‌ی شاشه‌
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  • Fission
  • Chain Reaction
  • ناوکه‌کانی ئه‌تومی
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ناوه‌ڕۆک

  • Fission
  • Chain Reaction
  • ناوکه‌کانی ئه‌تومی

Description

Start a chain reaction, or introduce non-radioactive isotopes to prevent one. Control energy production in a nuclear reactor! (Previously part of the Nuclear Physics simulation - now there are separate Alpha Decay and Nuclear Fission sims.)

Sample Learning Goals

  • Describe how a neutron can give energy to a nucleus and cause it to fission.
  • Explain the byproducts of a fission event.
  • Explain how a chain reaction works, and describe the requirements for a sustained chain reaction large enough to make a bomb.
  • Explain how a nuclear reactor works and how control rods can be used to slow down the reaction.
Version 3.27

Teacher Tips

Overview of sim controls, model simplifications, and insights into student thinking ( PDF ).

Teacher-Submitted Activities

Visualization and Visual Illusions SIM Homework A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Kathy Perkins, Carl Wieman UG-Intro HW فیزیا
Using PhET in High School Chemistry- all my activities in pdf A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS
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Nuclear Fission Inquiry A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Stephanie Chasteen HS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
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Nuclear Processes A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Phil Cook HS تاقیگه‌
Phet Nuclear Fission Simulation Lab A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Drew Isola HS
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How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS دیکه‌ کیمیا
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Alignment of PhET sims with NGSS This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein updated by Diana López HS
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PhET Sims Aligned to the Chemistry Curriculum This contribution was designed by PhET. Julia Chamberlain UG-Intro
HS
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Nuclear Physics Simulation Homework This contribution was designed by PhET. Kathy Perkins, Carl Wieman UG-Intro
HS
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PHET - Energiecentrale of kernbom? Loran de Vries MS Remote
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Guided
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Fission: controlled vs. uncontrolled barbara buckley HS تاقیگه‌
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Mapping of PhET and IBDP Physics Jaya Ramchandani HS دیکه‌ فیزیا
MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer HS
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Exploring Nuclear Fission Karen M HS تاقیگه‌ کیمیا
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Instructor Clarence Canty دیکه‌ CQs
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Nuclear Fission Simulation Mark Blaisdell HS تاقیگه‌
Radioactive Decay, Fission and Chain Reactions Debra Krause Dandaneau HS
UG-Intro
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Exploring Fission (inquiry) K. Gates MS
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Exploring Nuclear Energy Traci Radil HS تاقیگه‌
핵분열 SIM 사용지침서 이화국(Wha Kuk Lee) MS
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