Educational Resources

The Nuclear Institute makes available various resources to support your understanding of nuclear energy. 
  • Nuclear Reactor Simulator focused on explaining how a nuclear reactor works in visual and accessible way.

    To view the simulator, click here or the icon opposite.
  • Access to knowledge resources - Critical Paths is an exciting initiative pioneered by ten young people on the nucleargraduates programme. As part of their small business project, these enterprising young men and women founded the not-for-profit organistion inNUvate Ltd. They believe passionately that nuclear power (alongside renewable energy) must play an important role in providing a secure energy supply in the future, and in fighting climate change.

    Critical Paths offers a set of resources for use in promoting understanding of nuclear energy and the many career paths available. Click here or the icon opposite to download the tools and resources offered by Critical Paths.

  • Introduction to Nuclear booklet created by the Nuclear Institute providing you with the basics that you need to know about the Nuclear Industry. Click here or the icon opposite 



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  • Developing Experts - resources for teaching children aged 4-14 years on topics including how a nuclear power plant generates electricity, why nuclear power is important in electricity generation and the advantages and disadvantages of using nuclear power to generate electricity. 
  • All routes into engineering - This comprehensive guide is here to help you, as a student, explore the exciting world of engineering, discover various pathways to enter the field, and make informed decisions about your future career.
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