Nuclear Energy

by:Jacob McLain

What is nuclear energy?

Nuclear energy is energy that is stored in the nucleus of an atom. This energy can be released in power plants and used for homes and businesses.

What is a nucleus?

A nucleus is the center of an atom. This is full of numerous neutrons and electrons. These contain energy that is released in power plants.

Ways people look at nuclear energy

Lets look at pro's and con's


-inexpensive sometimes

-easy to transport

-no greenhouse or acid rain effects



. -more waste needed

-potential nuclear proliferation issue

-can be expensive in emergencies

Big image