6.4.3 The Need for Proper Handling of Radioactive Substances (Structured Questions)

Question 1:(a) Diagram 1.1 and 1.2 shows activities which involved the radioactive substances.(i) State the radioactive radiation used in medical field in Diagram 1.1. [1 mark](ii) State the uses of Carbon-14 in Diagram 1.2. [1 mark](iii) State one effect of nuclear explosion to human being. [1 mark](iv) What substance is used to make a container … Read more

6.2.3 Process of Generating Electricity from Nuclear Energy

6.2.3 Uses of Nuclear Fusion 1. Nuclear energy is used to (a) Generate electrical energy (b) Operate satellites (c) Propel cruises, aircraft carriers and submarines   Nuclear power station 6.2.4 Process of Generating Electricity from Nuclear Energy 1. In a nuclear power station, nuclear energy is produced in a nuclear reactor to generate electricity. 2. Figure … Read more

6.2.2 Nuclear Fusion

6.2.2 Nuclear Fusion 1. Nuclear fusion is a process that two light nuclei combine to form a heavier and more stable nucleus together with the release of a huge amount of nuclear energy. Nuclear fusion 2. The energy produced by nuclear fusion is safe to use as no radioactive radiation is produced during the process.   3. A hydrogen bomb … Read more