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Title: Nevada Site Office
Url: http://www.nv.energy.gov/main.aspx
Publisher: United States. Department of Energy
United States. National Nuclear Security Administration
Description: The Nevada Test Site in southern Nevada includes an area larger than the state of Rhode Island, and for decades, it was where the United States government conducted its nuclear weapons tests. This website, created and maintained by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) provides materials for the general public about the activities on the site over the past five decades. The materials on the site are divided into five primary sections, including "National Security", "Library", and "Environmental Programs". The "Environmental Programs" area provides reports and documents related to the environmental legacy of historic nuclear weapons related activities and the natural wildlife on the site. The "Library" area contains fact sheets, news releases, and historical documents that talk about the containment of underground nuclear explosions and the origins of the Nevada Test Site. The site is rounded out by a selection of fascinating films that depict historical controlled nuclear tests from the site.
LC Classification: Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Nuclear engineering. Atomic power -- Study and teaching -- United States
GEM Subject: Social studies -- Economics
Social studies -- Current events/issues
Social studies -- United States government
Social studies -- Civics
Key Concept: Physics -- Nuclear physics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Overviews
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-10 15:43:54 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-12-20 12:15:36 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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