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Exploring Nuclear Energy with Hands-On Activities

February 26, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am CST

Calling all high school aged young women in the Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and Baltimore areas! 


Ever wonder what happens inside a nuclear reaction?  Join us for a fun, hands-on, interactive session where we’ll delve into the chemistry of nuclear energy, learn about how a nuclear power plant operates, and how nuclear technology is used outside the energy field.  Explore the concepts of radioactive decay, atomic mass, stable and unstable isotopes, and calculate your personal radiation dose.

All attendees will receive hands-on materials for the session in advance.

Register by February 7th!


By registering for this event you commit to attend live, at the time of the event. If you can no longer attend, please let Rebecca Lamb (rlamb@need.org) and/or Celeste Shea (celeste.shea@exeloncorp.com) know 24 hours before the event. Repeat no-shows will not be able to register for future events or offered staff opportunities.  No-shows at events take resources away from other STEM Academy offerings.


February 26, 2022
9:00 am - 11:00 am CST
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Celeste Shea