Uranium fact sheet

Topic

Energy

Type of Resource

Fact Sheet

Year Level

Years 7-10

Subject

HASS

Science

Sector

Energy & Renewables

Resources for

Teachers

Australian Curriculum Content Statements
v9.0
v8.4

Introduction

The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy is acknowledged as the provider of this resource.

Uranium is the source of nuclear energy accounting for 14% of electricity generation worldwide.

In this fact sheet information is provided on the history, methods of mining and use of uranium.