Quick Guide: Disposal of Radioactive Waste
Produced by the Triple Science Support Programme, this quick guide looks at radioactive waste and examines the options for its disposal. It is a simplified summary of complex ideas for the busy practitioner teaching out of subject or needing a refresher.
This is a resource produced by current experts in the field of nuclear power to provide teachers with an understanding of current scientific thinking which they can apply in the classroom.
This resource has been included in this collection for teachers’ use, however it may contain some information, particularly relating to Government policy, which is now out of date.
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