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About Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World

The American Nuclear Society and Discovery Education are providing the highest standard in nuclear science education with Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our WorldTM. This new, dynamic, standards-aligned program invites students to explore the many applications of nuclear science and its impact on energy, healthcare, food, and the environment through an interactive suite of FREE middle school classroom resources.

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Resources for the Classroom

Designed to increase understanding of nuclear energy and nuclear technology applications, Navigating Nuclear provides educators with the tools to dig deeper into the role of nuclear science in fields like power generation, medicine, space exploration, food preservation, molecular science, and more. Engage your middle and high school students with resources including standards-aligned STEM project starters, digital lesson plans, nuclear industry career profiles, and an exciting Virtual Field Trip! Navigating Nuclear provides you with the roadmap to successfully explore this topic in the classroom and make nuclear science accessible and exciting for students!

Careers Information

Career Profiles

The need for a capable workforce qualified in STEM is growing and nuclear science offers many different pathways to successful careers. Get to know several nuclear science professionals and learn how their experiences led them to nuclear energy and other exciting nuclear-related fields.
Virtual Field Trip

Virtual Field Trip

Join us as we go on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station and learn about the creation of environmentally friendly electrical power using nuclear technologies. Join the conversation on social media using #NavigatingNuclearVFT!
Did you know?

Did You Know?

Nuclear technology keeps you safe and healthy!

Runway lights in the Alaskan outback, heart pacemakers, smoke detectors, criminal investigations, coating non-stick frying pans, luggage and security screening – all use radiation to make our lives easier and more productive.