NUCLEAR 101 Topic 6 – Nuclear Science and the Industry

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NUCLEAR 101 Topic 6 – Nuclear Science and the Industry

Since ionizing radiation can penetrate matter, it is used for a variety of industrial methods. Learn about how radiation is used in various industries – for example, in the decontamination of food and other products.

Ready to learn more about nuclear science and technology? Welcome to NUCLEAR 101: Resource Materials for Secondary Students and Science Teachers!

The topics range from the basics of atomic structure and radioactivity to its applications in agriculture, industry and the environment, its potential as an energy source, radiation safety and protection, and even potential careers students may take related to nuclear science and technology!

This material was developed by DOST-PNRI in partnership with the Department of Energy Nuclear Energy Program Implementing Organization (DOE-NEPIO).

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