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1 Index to Nuclear Science Wall Chart

Chapter 1 * Overview * Sections of the Chart * The Nucleus * Chart of the Nuclides * Radioactivity * Expansion of the Universe * Phases of Nuclear Matter * Unstable Nuclei * Nuclear Energy * Applications of Nuclear Science Chapter 2 * The Atomic Nucleus * The Atom * The Nucleus * The Isotopes of Hydrogen * Theoretical Models * Sub-nucleonic Structure * Resources Chapter 3 * Radioactivity * Alpha Decay * Beta Decay * Gamma Decay * The Discovery of Radioactivity * Radioactivity in Nature * Units of Radioactivity * Resources Chapter 4 * Four Fundamental Interaction * Books and Articles Chapter 5 * Symmetries and Antimatter * Symmetry in Rotation * Charge, Parity, and Time Reversal (CPT) Symmetry * Matter and Antimatter * Other Symmetries * Resources Chapter 6 * Nuclear Energy Levels * The Shell Model * The Collective Model * Measuring Energy Levels Chapter 7 * Nuclear Reactions * Books and Articles Chapter 8 * The Search for "Heavy" Elements * Books and Articles Chapter 9 * Phases of Nuclear Matter Chapter 10 * Origin of the Elements * The Sun * Other Stars * Books and Articles Chapter 11 * Accelerators * Cockroft-Walton * Van de Graaff * Linear * Cyclotron * Synchrotron * Continuous Electron Beam Chapter 12 * Tools of Nuclear Science * Nuclear Reactors * Detectors * Computers * Other Sciences and Technologies Chapter 13 * ... but What is it Good for? * Smoke Detectors * Radioisotopes for diagnosis and treatment * Cancer therapy * Radioactive Dating * Neutron Activation Analysis * Industrial Applications * Removal of Land Mines * Radioisotope Power Generation * Nuclear Weapons * Space Applications: Radiation-Induced Effects * Biology Studies * Materials Studies * Books and Articles Chapter 14 * Energy from Nuclear Science * Nuclear Fission Energy * Nuclear Fusion Power Chapter 15 * Radiation in the Environment * Radiation Damage and its Study * Books and Articles * Units of Radioactivity and Dose * Radioactivity in the Natural Environment * Typical Radiation Doses * Effects of Low Doses * Effects of Large Doses * Nuclear Reactor Accidents * Criteria for Radiation Protection * Perspectives on Radiation Risks Appendix * Glossary of Nuclear Terms * Classroom Topics * Useful Quantities in Nuclear Science * Average Annual Exposure * Nobel Prizes in Nuclear Science * Radiation Effects at Low Dosages * Popular Misconceptions about Nuclear Science...

2 A Teachers Guide to the Nuclear Science Wall Chart

A Teachers Guide to the Nuclear Science Wall Chart...

3 Guide to Nuclear Science Wall Chart

Created in conjunction with the Nuclear Science Wall Chart, this site a web version of A Teacher's Guide to the Nuclear Science Wall Chart which is available on the web as PDF or on paper as a booklet. Ordering information for the Teacher's Guide can be at the Contemporary Physics Education Project's website...

4 The Nuclear Wall Chart Index

This chart covers many items of Nuclear Physics including: * Radioactivity * Nuclear Energy * Stellar Energy * Antimatter * Phases of Nuclear Matter * Applications * The discovery of Element 112 * The Big Bang...

5 Nuclear Science Glossary

Nuclear Science Glossary...

6 Computing Sciences Summer Student Program

Spend Your Summer Learning and Earning at One of the World's Leading Centers for Computational Science! For students majoring in Computational Science, Computer Science, Mathematics and related science and engineering fields, Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences hosts a 12-week research summer program that provides...

7 Marshmallow Nuclei

[ Marshmallow Nuclei] Using white marshmallows for protons, and colored marshmallows for neutrons. Be courteous, use the spoon to take the marshmallows. Nuclear forces are short ranged. (Try licking the marshmallows to get them to stick together.) Alpha particles are Helium nuclei. Make an alpha particle with two...

8 Life Sciences & Genomics Division Diversity: Internship Opportunities

High School Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory provides talented high school students from the San Francisco Bay Area with summer work experiences in science, computing sciences, technology and related areas. serves to link Berkeley Lab investigators with students participating in Biotech Academies at Berkeley High...

9 VRML Tour

Welcome to the experiment floor of the ALS! You can take a panorama 'tour' around one of the areas where ALS staff and scientists work by holding down the mouse key and moving to the left or right, or up and down. The arrow keys will also allow you to move slowly around the area. To zoom in on something that catches your eye, use the option or alt key; to zoom out, press the control key...

10 MicroWorlds Teacher Packet

The Advanced Light Source held a workshop for local teachers in 1996. Hands-on classroom activities on electricity, magnets, and polarized light created for that workshop, and several other fact sheets about the ALS, are available below. These materials are in Portable Document Format (PDF) and require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and/or print them; go to Adobe's web site for easy instructions on how to download this free software...