Energy From Natural Resources Teacher Resources
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Global Resources: What Will You Do with Your Power?
Learners examine the human impact on natural resources. They read and discuss an article, evaluate nations regarding their environmental problem-solving, develop a presidential speech on the environment, and conduct a natural resources scavenger hunt.
9th - Higher Ed Science 6 Views 61 Downloads
Zoom-In: Energy Introduction
Sixth graders determine how natural resources can be helpful and hurtful. In this energy lesson, 6th graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress that complement their research of the positive and negative effects of coal mining.
6th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Learners assess their own energy use to help develop an awareness of the different types of natural resources affected by consumers. Their calculations show them how much they are personally impacting the Earth. Very meaningful and enlightening lesson!
6th - 12th Math 5 Views 55 Downloads
What Is Sustainability
Students investigate the concept of how people are dependent upon natural resources and how they can apply them to be maximized in usefulness. The students are encouraged to develop an appreciation for the environment. They conduct a class discussion.
1st - 5th Science 3 Views 24 Downloads
We are all Responsible
Pupils desribe the interdependence between humans and nature and positive behavior with regards to natural resources. They demonstrate respectful attitudes and behaviors with regards to the environment. Students gain knowledge of renewable and non-renewable fuels as well.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Mission Possible: Energy Trade-offs
Teams of electrical engineers work together to develop plans for increasing electricity to a fictitious, but growing community. They consider different sources of electricity, both renewable and nonrenewable, the cost of building and using them, and the environmental impact.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Study Jams! Natural Resources
Use this slide show to introduce your class to some of our most useful natural resources. The text beneath the photographs differentiates between renewable and non-renewable resources. The need for conservation of resources and human impact on the environment are both also addressed.
4th - 8th Science 4 Views 5 Downloads
Solar Energy and Diversifying Energy Resources
As pupils progress through this lesson, it will dawn on them that the sun is an amazing source of renewable energy. They examine a case study of a place where it wasn't welcomed, and then conduct research to decide their own positions on the use of solar energy for generating electricity.
6th - 8th Science 14 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Renewable vs. Non-Renewable Resources
Here's a fine lesson plan on renewable and non-renewable sources of energy for your 5th graders. In it, learners list a number of natural resources on the board, then try to sort the resources into appropriate categories. This helps them to define and understand renewable vs, non-renewable resources.
5th Science 18 Views 40 Downloads
One of North Carolina's Natural Resources: Fertile Soil
Students examine the soil of the Inner Coastal Plain of North Carolina. Using the internet, they discover why tobacco was a major crop of the area and locate on a map tobacco farms. They show how tobacco was grown before modern farming machinery became available.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 10 Downloads
Renewable vs. Non-Renewable Resources
Fifth graders, after brainstorming why conservation of resources is important, distinguish between renewable and non-renewable resources. They make a list of different types of natural resources on the board and then sort them into two categories.
5th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Managing Your Energy Budget
Students examine their ecological footprint. In this technology based lesson, students calculate patterns of consumption and suggest ways to decrease their resource usage. This lesson includes several multi-media resources, videos, and extensions.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 24 Downloads
Alternative Energy Sources
After reading the True Story of the Three Little Pigs, sixth graders consider the use of sustainable and alternative energy sources. They participate is a panel discussion on the topic, conduct research and present their findings orally. This activity is driven by research and discussion which make it collaborative and engaging.
6th Language Arts 13 Views 24 Downloads
In small groups, energy engineers research and make a topographic map of a marine natural resource. They report to the rest of the class pros and cons of extracting their assigned resource. The two activities may take up to four class periods for middle schoolers to complete.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Non-Renewable Energy Resources
After brainstorming on our use of electricity, elementary energizers participate in a simulation where each student represents a city, utility provider, or fuel company. Tokens are used to purchase electrical energy, and as more is used, the impacts become evident.
3rd - 5th Science 9 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Affordable Energy for Our Future
The question of affordable energy in the United States is debated by high schoolers. Each participating team prepares a multimedia presentation as they prepare to debate. Research skills, creativity, and critical thinking are all employed in this pertinent and richly detailed lesson plan.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed