United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Fun and Games navigational icon consisting of an atom cartoon character holding a sports-type ball above his head, and the words Fun & Games

The Fun and Games web page provides links to exciting fun learning activities to support your lessons about the NRC and the industry it regulates. Picture games are a fun way to reinforce vocabulary skills and help students increase their ability to focus. Print out each worksheet with a computer printer.

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Connect the Dots

In this fun game, connect the letters or numbers in the right order to complete the picture.

image of NRC's atom character with numbered dots used to connect together to complete the drawing of the image, with the title Connect the Dots, and the words: In this fun alphabet and numbers game, connect the letters or numbers in the right order to complete the picture

Coloring Page

Color drawings with crayons or markers.

A black and white page for coloring by students, consisting of the NRC's Atom character and the words What is Nuclear Energy?, and an atom symbol with a bolt of electricity conecting it to an incandescent light bulb

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Crossword Puzzle

Solve the clues, and write in the answers to complete the crossword puzzle.

Image of Crossword Puzzle Activity (Standard) page, consisting of the following title and words: Crossword Puzzle Activity (Standard), Solve the clues and write in the answers to complete the crossword below. Rows of horizontal and vertical boxes appear with a number in the first box of the row which coincides with the 10 crossword puzzle descriptions listed below the rows of boxes divided into two sections with headings of Across and Down respectively

Hidden Objects Activity

When you find the atom, circle or color it with a colored pencil or marker.

A black and white image of a cityscape (worksheet), with 10 little NRC Atom characters hidden in various spots of the city to be found and circled by students participating in the Hidden Objects Activity

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Match-Up

Write the letter of the correct match next to each problem.

Match-Up Worksheet, consisting of the title Match-Up and the words: Write the letter of the correct match in the box next to each problem. A check box for each of eleven numbered descriptions, and eleven corresponding alphabetically listed answers to be matched up with the correct box on the worksheet

Periodic Table – Identify the Radioactive Isotopes

Find those elements that are radioactive isotopes by placing the Radiation symbol on the chart.

Periodic Table of the Elements Student Worksheet, consisting of the title: Periodic Table – Identify the Radioactive Isotopes, and the words: Find those elements that are radioactive isotopes and circle the element on the chart. The periodic table is a tabular arrangement of the chemical elements, ordered by their atomic number (number of protons in the nucleus), electron configurations, and recurring chemical properties.

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Can you find the words hidden in the word search puzzle below? The words go across from left to right and down from top to bottom.

Search Activity (Easy) Student Worksheet, consising of the title: Search Activity (Easy), and the words: Can you find the words hidden in the word search puzzle below? The words go across from left to right and down from top to bottom.  Consisting of 15 columns wide by 16 rows of various letters of the alphabet in which the hidden words can be found by the student.  At the bottom are two numbered columns of the 14 correct words that are found in the word search puzzle

Word Scrambler

Unscramble the words below to solve the Word Scrambler. Each word has something to do with the NRC and the nuclear power industry.

Word Scrambler Student Worksheet, consisting of the title: Word Scramble (Standard), and the words: Read the definition of the scrambled word. Then descramble on the blank lines. Consisting of a numbered list of 13 scrambled words with their definitions

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, August 10, 2017