Suggested assignments for students after visiting the DIII-D National
Reinforcement of new ideas is needed by most people to better able
them to make meaningful connections. For students, getting extra
points for doing something cool doesn't hurt, either. Here are
some ways students might use to help their brain reinforce some aspect
of the DIII-D Facility tour they found particularly interesting.
a poster having the following topics:
and future of electricity production.
- What is the evidence
for fusion in stars?
- Environmental impact using fusion
as a source of electricity production on earth Compare and
contrast fusion processes in our sun and on earth for electricity production
Prepare a calendar using:
drawings of the tokamak
- Equations (eg. E=mc2)
taken during the tour
- Other topics in plasma
and fusion science (atomic structure, light emission,
magnetic field confinement of charged particles, etc.).
Prepare a board game or
cross word puzzle with one or more of the following themes Fusion
- Pros and cons
- Environmental hazards of energy production
do we address increasing energy requirements for an increasing world
Make a Power Point
(or similar) slide show