WONDER #1497: How Is Nuclear Power Generated?
Question 1 of 3
Nuclear power plants generate heat via a process called what?
- nuclear fission
- fossil fuel combustion
- solar energy
Question 2 of 3
Which radioactive element is used in a nuclear reactor?
Question 3 of 3
Three pounds of highly-enriched U-235 used to power a nuclear submarine would be equal to about how many gallons of gasoline?
- 3 million
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