Educational Videos on Nuclear

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Knowing Nuclear

In this series, viewers will learn all the basics of nuclear energy. To learn more about anything to do with nuclear, and to have any of your questions answered, follow along with us!
In this video, we introduce the structure of the atom, its components and their significance regarding the making of different elements and isotopes. Watch to discover more about the intricacies of these minuscule particles that make up everything around us!
Welcome to a new series called: Isotopes for Society. In this video, we will briefly introduce how isotopes are used in various ways in our society. Stay tuned for more videos in this series!
A continuation of our discussion on isotopes for society focusing on the use of radioactive isotopes in medicine. Watch to discover how these isotopes are vital for diagnostic and treatment purposes!
A continuation of our discussion of isotopes for society focusing on radiometric dating. Watch to discover how different parent and daughter pairs of isotopes are used to figure out the age of old material!
A continuation of our discussion on isotopes for society focusing on smoke detectors. Find out how a smoke detector uses radioactive material to detect the potential hazard of smoke!
A continuation of our discussion on isotopes for society focusing on transportation. Watch to discover how we can use stable isotopes to determine if anthropogenic emissions from the transportation sector impact the ecosystem we live in!
A continuation of our discussion on isotopes for society focusing on paleoclimate. Watch how paleo climatologists use stable isotopes provided by ice core data from glaciers to identify and compare temperatures from the geological past to today’s temperatures!
This video explores the basics of ionizing radiation, how it is used, and its potential health risks. Learn more about how ionizing radiation is used every day in our society, from cancer treatment to household detectors!
In this video, we introduce the different types of species used in nuclear sciences. Find out what it means to have a different configuration of protons and neutrons within the nucleus of an atom! Chart of the Nuclides: https://energyeducation.ca/simulation…
In this video, we explore the unique properties and applications of Uranium. Watch to discover why the heaviest naturally occurring element that we know of to date is such an important topic in nuclear science and the energy sector!
In this video, we are going to explore fissile, fertile and fissionable materials! Find out how these three F’s relate to the process of fission!
Fuels have many unique properties. In this video, we are going to discuss one of the many properties: energy density. Watch to discover why our society may need to consider using higher energy-dense fuels, such as nuclear, to supply our ever-growing societal needs!
Radioactive decay is an exciting phenomenon that has made many appearances in popular culture. This video explores the most common forms of radioactive decay: alpha, beta and gamma decay. Watch to discover how radioactive decay works!
In this video, we explore what isotopes are and why they’re so important. Watch to discover why isotopes are fundamental to nuclear science!
In this video, we’ll learn about the requirements for nuclear fuel and the primary nuclear fuels used. Watch to discover how these types of fuels are used in our nuclear reactors to produce electricity for our ever-growing society!
This video will explore how nuclear power plants break up atoms and make electricity to power homes. Watch to discover how radioactive isotopes do this with the process of fission!
In this video, we talk about different sources of radiation we’re exposed to every day and the pathways through which radiation can enter our bodies. Watch to discover how one might inhale, ingest or absorb radioactive material naturally!
This video explores the critical role that nuclear chain reactions have in providing nuclear energy. Watch to discover how it happens and how they are used in the energy sector!
In this episode we are going to be talking about the world’s first nuclear reactor, a 2 billion year old natural fission reactor in Oklo, Gabon, West Africa. We’ll go over how this natural reactor worked and how it was discovered.
In this episode we are going to be talking about how all of the energy on earth and all of the physical processes that happen, come from nuclear reactions. We’ll go over where the energy on Earth comes from and where it goes.
In this episode we are going to be talking about the nuclear explosion that created our world and everything in it. We’ll go over what happened during the nuclear reaction that created our solar system.
In this episode we are going to be talking about our energy choices. We’ll go over energy flows and fuels, and different options that we have for energy generation.

Osama Baig – CANDU Reactor EXPLAINED

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