Shouldn’t They Just Be Called ‘Pools’?

| Learning | September 11, 2016

(I am in an honors physical science class and we are looking at nuclear reactors as part of our nuclear unit. We are discussing where they store the waste.)

Teacher: “…And they store the waste in giant sized swimming pools.”

Student: “Wait, do they go swimming in the pools?”

Me: “Yeah, [Student], they go swimming in those pools.”

Student: “Wouldn’t that be dangerous?”

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