Everyone can use this website to answer all these questions and others you might not have thought to ask.

Students – challenge your assumptions and explore the aspects of nuclear technology that matter to you. This website will help you learn more about the history, science and safety of nuclear technology, plus other energy sources and the many diverse careers in the nuclear industry.

Teachers – take advantage of free, class-room downloadable lesson plans,curriculum-aligned for every province and territory in Canada, for grades 9–12. Curriculum tie-ins include science, environmental science, biology, physics, history, social studies or world issues. Additional materials, including short activities, articles, PowerPoints and video resources, are also available to you. The teachers’ resources were developed by Let’s Talk Science with ongoing consultation of Ministries of Education, teachers and science coordinators from across Canada.

Nuclear energy is already used every day in many aspects of our lives. Find out why the world continues to explore the environmental, economic and medical benefits of nuclear technology.

The Canadian Nuclear Association would like to thank and acknowledge the expertise of leading nuclear scientists and science educators, as well as the Science Curriculum Coordinators from provincial and territorial Ministries of Education from across Canada.