Radioactive Lagoons at Atomic Test Sites

SCIENCE Scientists found lingering radioactivity in the lagoons of remote Pacific atolls where the United States conducted nuclear weapons tests more than 50 years ago. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) The ocean isn’t the only place radiation is lingering—meet the scientists who pee plutonium. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit, including today’s simple MapMaker Interactive map.   Discussion … Continue reading Radioactive Lagoons at Atomic Test Sites