Nuclear Power

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What happens in Nuclear Fission?
Uranium atoms are split into unstable nuclei
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What sort of reaction is Nuclear Fission?
A chain reaction
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How is power made in a nuclear power station?
The heat produced by fission heats water, producing steam, which turns a turbine, driving a generator
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How is the reaction in a nuclear reactor controlled?
With Control Rods
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What are the control rods made of?
Boron
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What sort of reaction is Nuclear Fission?

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A chain reaction

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How is power made in a nuclear power station?

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How is the reaction in a nuclear reactor controlled?

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What are the control rods made of?

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