Ch 7: Overview of Nuclear Energy

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll find a handful of lessons that cover important nuclear energy concepts. You can use the chapter's engaging lessons and quizzes for test preparation, homework help or independent learning.

Overview of Nuclear Energy - Chapter Summary

This mobile-friendly science chapter offers an overview of fundamental nuclear energy concepts. Take a look at these fun video lessons to review the basics of nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, radioactive decay and more. By the end of the chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Assess examples of nuclear energy
  • Describe the process of nuclear fission
  • Explain the nuclear fusion process
  • Compare types of radioactive decay
  • Describe the effects of radioactive decay on the nucleus

The bite-sized and entertaining nature of these lessons helps you quickly move through the chapter and enjoy the studying process. Take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes to make sure you understand important nuclear energy terms and concepts. The chapter is accessible on any device that has an Internet connection, and you can study these resources at any time that's convenient.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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