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Lesson overview:Fission and fusion

  • Describe the process of nuclear fusion and nuclear fission
  • Draw and interpret diagrams representing nuclear fission
  • Explain what is meant by a chain reaction
  • Describe the process of nuclear fusion and nuclear fission
  • Draw and interpret diagrams representing nuclear fission
  • Explain what is meant by a chain reaction

This lesson will explore the processes of nuclear fission and nuclear fusion and how these important processes can, or could, be used for energy generation.