Energy From Natural Resources Teacher Resources
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The Day the Mesozoic Died
A dynamic, three-part feature explores what caused mass extinction of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period. Computer animations, interviews, and on-site footage from around the world divulge evidence that it was the K-T Asteroid.
34 mins 8th - Higher Ed Science 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fossil Fuels and the Carbon Cycle
Humans are quickly depleting Earth's fossil fuels and locating them is becoming increasingly difficult! Layered muffins are used for models as young geologists take core samples in order to determine the presence of oil. Consider first teaching about the carbon cycle and fossil fuels to give youngsters the background knowledge that will make this activity more meaningful.
3rd - 5th Science 32 Views 18 Downloads
Making Informed Environmental Decisions
Using an actual case study about the Lake Turkana Dam, class members examine the controversy surrounding the issue. Pupils take on the role of one of the stakeholders, discuss the multiple perspectives involved, explore the geography of the area in question, and compose decision statements.
9th - 12th Science 27 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Solar Kit Lesson #15 - Solar-Powered Electrolysis of Water and the Hydrogen Economy
An outstanding lesson awaits your physics fledglings! After reading about how hydrogen can act as an energy carrier, they examine the electrolysis of water using solar power. They test the gases produced for flammability and will discover that hydrogen and oxygen gases are the results.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Canada Now and in the Future
Eleventh graders research information about Canada in The Canadian Atlas, examine human impact upon landscape of Canada, and discuss ways Canadians can preserve their land and standard of living by using country's natural resources more efficiently.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Everything Comes From Something
Students and their families use a multitude of products every day. These products are manufactured in part or entirely from natural resources. Students explore about renewable and nonrenewable resources and trace resources' points of origin by constructing and analyzing a product map.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 8 Views 55 Downloads
Conservation of Energy
Fifth graders examine their use of energy over a certain time period. They come up with a plan to reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprint. Groups of learners complete a chart with three columns; energy-using events, the form of energy being used, and stating if the energy being used is renewable or non-renewable.
5th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Students investigate energy conservation. In this energy conservation and analyzing data lesson plan, students identify and explain several energy sources and research renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. Students use statistics form data tables to calculate the cost of driving a car, heating a home, and other common uses of energy, then brainstorm ways in which we can conserve energy.
3rd - 6th Math 5 Views 6 Downloads
Renewable Resources in New York (Part 2)
Part two of a two-part series on renewable resources being utilized in New York is here for your viewing. This part focuses on the photovoltaic solar power systems that are popping up all across the state. The host also visits the home of a family that installed a photovoltaic system on their roof.
8 mins 6th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
How Things Work : What Are Renewable Resources?
Renewable resources are the star of this informative video on energy sources. The instructor does a great job explaining exactly what renewable resources are, going into detail about each. He also encourages the conservation of non-renewable resources.
3 mins 6th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Natural Resources: Can We Use Them Forever? Grade 2
Bright colors and animation are great ways to attract a young students attention. Students are introduced to the concepts of renewable and non-renewable resources as they pose the question, will our resources be around forever? This PowerPoint provides solid examples of resource types, ways to protect our resources, and a link to an environmental awareness website.
2nd Science 3 Views 28 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
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 7 Views 61 Downloads
New Review Energy Flow in the Garden
How can you tell what an owl has eaten? Study the food chain and flow of energy in an ecosystem by dissecting an owl pellet and noting the bones found inside. Additionally, the lesson includes a game about consumers and producers with a list of many animals and plants.
4th Science 4 Views 4 Downloads
Power Systems & Efficiency
Are you looking for a reading resource about the efficiency of power systems? Here is one that introduces the output/input ratio, measurement of energy by joules or calories, and efficiency ratings. For STEM classes that are learning about power systems, this would be a useful handout.
6th - 9th Technology & Engineering 13 Views 94 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Energy: A Day in My Life
If only we could harness the energy of fifth graders, our energy problems would be over! The class discusses where different forms of energy come from and how we use them. They complete a chart of the activities that they do daily that require energy, considering also ho they might reduce the carbon footprint of each.
3rd - 12th Science 31 Views 27 Downloads