Program Name: Nuclear Science Day
When: October 24, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m
Where: Ward Hall, KSU Campus Free weekend parking is available in the large parking lot off of Dennison Avenue across from Ward Hall and Rathbone Hall.
What: Participants will receive background information about nuclear energy and nuclear power. They will measure the half-life of a radioactive isotope and see demonstrations of several atomic-scale science experiments. They will explore the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power as compared to other common sources of electric power. Finally, the participants will get a tour of the KSU nuclear reactor and will see the reactor core glow as it operates.
Cost Per Girl: $0
Cost Per Adult: $0
How to register: To register your troop or Girl Scout email Jesse Chadwick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions: Call Jeff Geuther at 785-532-6657.
Additional Information: Event participants will receive a very low amount of radiation dose, equal to what everyone gets each day from background radiation.