Renewable Energy Teacher Resources
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Students describe renewable energy resources and identify the main examples. They compare pros and cons of different energy resources. Students comprehend that fossilfuels were formed million of years ago. They summarize information about energy resources, and contribute to a discussion on energy resources.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Sources of Energy
Fifth graders take a close look at how energy changes from one form to another within their surroundings. They also study the ten different sources of energy and determine which are renewable and which are non-renewable. This seven-page plan does a great job of presenting the ten forms of energy, and it includes some exciting tasks for pupils to complete.
5th Science 30 Views 72 Downloads
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. Both non-renewable and renewable sources of energy are presented, making this an excellent PowerPoint to cover a topic that is often skimmed over.
6th - 12th Science 15 Views 39 Downloads
Investigation: Waves and Whistles
Wave goodbye to the same old demonstrations for alternative energy sources, and wave hello to this one investigating ocean waves! Using a water bottle to create an oscillating water column, learners see and possibly hear how the mechanical energy can be used to do work.
6th - 9th Science 8 Views 6 Downloads
Solar Thermal Power Station
A forty story tower collects the sun's rays from a series of 600 mirrors and converts them into usable energy for the city of Seville, Spain. The video quality is poor, but the technology is amazing, making this worthwhile to show when teaching about alternative forms of energy.
4 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
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 your upper elementary or middle school scientists.
2 mins 4th - 8th Science 6 Views 4 Downloads
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 3 Views 0 Downloads
Nuclear Power - How it Works?
This video uses computer animation, pictures from an actual nuclear power generator, and narration by the Deputy Site Vice President of a Canadian power station. By viewing it, your class will increase their understanding of how nuclear power generates electricity.
8 mins 7th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
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 three questions about their own personal concerns.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Wind Power! 2
Fourth graders explore how engineers transform wind energy into electrical energy by building their own miniature wind turbines and measuring the electrical current it produces. They see how design and position affect the electrical energy production.
4th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 5 Downloads
Fourth graders develop an understanding of how engineers use wind to generate electricity. They will build a model anemometer to better understand and measure wind speed. They discover that engineers design wind turbines that generate electricity by considering the Earth's surface, wind direction, average outside temperature, the impact by and on birds and insects, and the extreme forces on the turbine.
4th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 8 Downloads
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 55 Views 217 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Computer Based Energy Projects
Students use the Internet to research renewable energy. In this science lesson, students work on projects to help them understand how we use energy around the globe. Students analyze distribution of renewable and non renewable resources.
5th - 12th Science 11 Views 45 Downloads
Searching for Tomorrow's Energy
Fifth graders investigate energy. In this biology lesson plan, 5th graders will learn about energy, fossil fuels, and renewable and nonrenewable resources. Students will be participating in three lab activities which are described in detail.
5th Science 6 Views 71 Downloads
Young scholars explore wind energy. In this wind power lesson, students create models of wind turbines and experiment with changes that will help efficiency. Young scholars watch a video on wind power and discuss. Students work in groups to create their wind turbine.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 40 Downloads
Geothermal Energy in Latin America
Here is a wonderful series of lessons designed to introduce learners to the variety of renewable, clean energy sources used by people all over the world. Geothermal energy is the resource focused on. This particular sources of energy happens to be readily-available in many developing countries.
6th - 8th Science 25 Views 38 Downloads
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. An excellent resource, well worth your time.
4th Science 8 Views 92 Downloads
For this science worksheet, students learn about renewable, non-renewable and sustainable energy and examine alternative fuel sources by studying the information on these 8 pages. Students complete 20 questions about energy. These pages are in full color and feature many interesting photographs.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 89 Views 263 Downloads