Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources

PDFs, Fact Sheets, and Maps

xkcd Radiation Dose Chart
Nuclear by the Numbers (NEI)
What Advanced Reactors Have to Offer (NEI)
Nuclear Energy: Essential Clean Energy for a Low-Carbon Economy (NEI)
Where Does Uranium Come From? (NEI)
Naturally Occurring Radiation (Mirion Technologies)
Radiation vs. Contamination (Mirion Technologies)
Government Regulation of Radiation & Exposure (Mirion Technologies)
Map of Power Reactor Sites (NRC)
Map of Research and Test Reactor Sites (NRC)
Mapped: The world’s nuclear power plants (Carbon Brief)

Reactor Tour

Take a virtual tour of MIT's Nuclear Reactor Lab by watching the video below!

5 Things You Wouldn't Expect a Nuclear Reactor To Do

Check out the video below for some surprising facts about ways you can utilize a nuclear reactor, all of which is done at MIT's Nuclear Reactor Lab!


Click here for a playlist of informative videos presenting a brief overview of the history of nuclear energy and the arguments for and against it. These are great for creating discussions in the classroom.