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Nuclear Reimagined Virtual Field Trip

Encourage your students to journey to the leading nuclear research facility in the country, Idaho National Laboratory. Step inside a nuclear reactor, explore unexpected careers in nuclear science, and see what the future may hold thanks to advances in nuclear capabilities.

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Full VFT

Full VFT

Chapter 1

Chapter 1

Intro to INL

Chapter 2

Chapter 2

Isotopes & the Reactors of Tomorrow

Chapter 3

Chapter 3

Advanced Nuclear Fuel (TRISO)

Chapter 4

Chapter 4

Surprising Careers in Nuclear Science

Chapter 5

Chapter 5

To Infinity & Beyond: Nuclear-powered Spacecraft

Get your classroom involved!

Join us as we meet some incredible people that work at INL as nuclear scientists, engineers, and even glassblowers! Discover the role nuclear science plays in shaping our future, from creating clean energy to powering the Mars rover, to designing the next generation of nuclear reactors. It's all here so join us behind-the-scenes at Idaho National Laboratory!

Nuclear Reimagined Virtual Field Trip Educator Guide

Educator Guide | 45 minutes

Don’t forget to access the standards-aligned pre- and post-Virtual Field Trip activities to further your students’ nuclear science knowledge!

did you know

Did You Know

Radiation and radioisotopes are used in the medical field to improve our health and save lives!

Radiation allows for quick, safe, early, and more accurate medical diagnoses. Today, about one-third of all procedures used in modern hospitals involve radiation or radioactivity.

Explore careers in nuclear energy

What are the pathways towards a career in nuclear science? You may be surprised to find out that there are many ways to make an impact in healthcare, energy, and the environment by exploring a career in the nuclear field.

Classroom Resources

Guide your students through the world of nuclear energy and related fields with digital lesson plans, project starters, career resources, and more to power up the learning in your classroom!