Renewable Energy Teacher Resources
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Producing Energy From Fossil Fuels and Renewable Sources
All types of energy are presented here, with neat pictures and labels to illustrate the technology typically used. Ways of harnessing the energy most efficiently are discussed, and good examples provide starters for further research....
6th - 12th Science
Solar Power 101 - How Does Sunlight Turn into Electricity?
A lively narrator talks about how solar energy can be converted into electricity. Brightly-colored animations and diagrams along with short video clips make this an appealing presentation. Use it as an introduction to solar power with...
2 mins 4th - 8th Science
How Wind Turbines Work - 3D Animation
An engaging, technical animation that includes text and narrative to detail the production of electricity by wind turbines. Although it is short and simple, it is a valuable resource to use when teaching about alternative sources of energy.
2 mins 7th - 12th Science
Environmental Issues Vocabulary and Speaking Exercise
Eight color graphics fill the top half of this page. Each of them is meant to represent a different environmental topic: poaching, deforestation, pollution, etc. Youngsters associate vocabulary terms with each graphic and then answer...
6th - 8th Science
Interpreting Data, Facts and Ideas from Informational Texts - A Different King of Fuel
Why do we need renewable energy resources? Discuss the energy crisis with your middle and high school classes through interpreting informational texts. An engaging video and a worksheet accompany this plan.
8th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Current Sources of Energy to Maintain a Sustainable Future
In small groups, fourth graders identify different sources of renewable and non-renewable energy. They research the pros and cons of using each of these resources. They rank household appliances according to energy usage and efficiency....
The Mathematics of Convection: Nature's Model for Energy Production
High schoolers conduct a series of experiments to investigate density, buoyancy and climate. In this math lesson, pupils design and build a hot air balloon to demonstrate convection. They research and write a paper about solar chimneys.
9th - 12th Math