Fukushima Nuclear Reactor Problem Explained

Over the last five days I’ve shared some resources for teaching and learning about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan (you can find those here, here, and here). One of the major concerns in Japan now is nuclear power plant meltdowns. To help us understand what happened at the Fukushima power plant, CNN has posted an animated and narrated explanation of what happened and why.

H/T to Open Culture.


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