Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 3/18/2009
America's worst accident at a civilian nuclear power plant occurred on March 28, 1979. This online exhibition provides information about the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, the course of the accident there and the steps-extending over almost 15 years-through which the nature and extent of the damage were gradually revealed.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
Science Standards (Grades 9-12)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)