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Fossil Fuels vs. Alternative Fueling Systems
Fourth graders brainstorm the differences between the fossil fuels that people use in their transportation now and what they could use to minimize greenhouse gas emissions. They use a variety of techniques from webquests to writing samples in these lessons.
4th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Our Natural Resources
Students discuss key terms used to describe ecosystems and how humans are altering natural resources. They listen to the book, Grandfather's Wisdom, and list the renewable and nonrenewable resources they have used or consumed in the past 24 hours.
K - 12th Science 18 Views 44 Downloads
Energy of Earth’s Interior Compared with Solar Energy
Pupils explain the importance of renewable and nonrenewable resources. In this earth science lesson plan, students classify which resources can be reused or not. They write a letter to the president urging him to do something about current energy crisis.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Power for the People
Sixth graders compare the use of energy in the U.S. and the EU and determine viable solutions. They discuss other populations and decide what their sources of energy and how each country uses energy. Pupils work in committees representing the EU and the US.
6th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Using Solar Energy
Students experiment to determine the effect of solar energy on the temperature of water. In this renewable resources lesson, students measure the temperature of water in a flask that is exposed to sunlight. They relate their results to the use of solar energy as an alternative energy source.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Students select a wide variety of presentation methods to compare Planet X and Earth. Students share these with their classmates. Students select other methods to present their ideas about a livable planet for human life forms. Students interpret the large data retrieval chart and other charts used in the project.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
What a wonderful way to explore wind power! Through this lesson, learners get a background in the history of wind power, create their own wind turbine, and the test their designs. This is a terrific way to tie scientific principles to real life examples.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 46 Downloads
Pesticide Watch Card
Students examine human health by identifying dangerous pesticides. In this agriculture lesson, students research the food production system in the United States and discuss dangers such as pesticides, chemicals and insecticides which poison our food and poison humans as well.
1st - 8th Science 8 Views 12 Downloads
Renewable Energy and
Students identify and explore renewable energy options and then research, develop and install a renewable energy system in their school or community. Students identify the use of renewable energy sources in the north, demonstrate their practical application, and establish project.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 43 Downloads
Sixth graders explore the many uses of corn as a renewable source. In this biodegradable resource instructional activity, 6th graders investigate how corn is used in manufacturing and as a fuel. Students construct a piece of homemade plastic using cornstarch and food coloring.
6th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Alternative Energy Sources
Students recognize that people have various opinions on the use of renewable energy.In this renewable energy lesson, students research to find the best uses of renewable energy. Students create an original design for a group presentation. Students reflect on their experience.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 6 Views 53 Downloads
Student explore the relationship of static electricity to current electricity, circuits, electromagnets, electro generators, and public electric utilities. For this Green Team lesson plan, 4th graders participate in hands-on science lessons using balloons, wool, batteries, light bulbs, iron filings, magnets and copper wire.
4th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads