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
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.
Per Girl: $0
Per Adult: $0
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.
participants will receive a very low amount of radiation dose, equal to what everyone gets each day from background radiation.