Energy and Nuclear Science STEM Outreach Program Jan 5th

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Energy and Nuclear Science STEM Outreach Program Jan 5th


Event Location : Nielsen Physics Building, 1408 Circle Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916 on UTK Campus

Free Parking in 11th st. Lot (G13) on UTK Campus

Date: Jan 5 - Energy and Nuclear Science

Time: 10 AM to 5 PM with an hour for lunch  (not provided)

Sign in starts at 9:30 AM

Recommended Age Range: Middle(Advanced) and High School


9:30-10:00AM Signin

10:00AM-11:00AM Physics of Energy

11:00AM-12:00PM Nuclear Science

12:00-1:00PM Lunch

1:00-3:00PM Engineering of Energy Production and its Usage

3:10-5:10PM Activity: Choosing an Energy Mix for a State and reducing energy waste

Boy Scouts: Covers material for Energy Badge, Nuclear Science Badge

Girl Scouts: Covers material for Social Innovator Badge

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Discover what energy and power are. Learn about the production, transmission, storage, and consumption of energy. Find out about renewable, fossil, and nuclear energy. Understand how to intermittent sources and baseload generation work with energy storage and dispatchable sources. Develop a clean energy plan for your state that mitigates pollution while reducing cost. Find ways to reduce energy waste in your own home and lower energy costs. Hear about careers in energy.

Learn basic nuclear physics and particle physics. Learn about radiation: its sources, hazards, detection and uses. Learn about nuclear electric power and its uses. Explore careers in nuclear science. Activities to understand nuclear topics.


Covers Curriculum of Boy Scout Merit Badges for: Energy, Nuclear Science

Covers Curriculum of Girl Scout Badges for: Social Innovator, Truth Seeker

Note for those seeking a badge you are required to fill out any workbooks necessary to complete your badge. We are here to teach the material and walk you through projects that will enhance your understanding of the material.