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Exploring Energy: Designing a Brighter Future

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Coal soot and gas fumes, smog and pollution, acid rain and nuclear radiation may become passe as scientists search for innovative, sustainable energy sources. Engage young environmentalists in the quest with a collection of resources...
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WindWise Education Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine a world powered by wind! The 19 lessons in a curriculum set provide young environmental scientists the information they need to imagine just that. The set begins with a lesson on the difference between forms of energy and...
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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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Why with Bill Nye!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Find out Why with Bill Nye in a nine-video collection in which he details the science behind NASA's  Juno Mission to Jupiter.  Although dated, the satellite was launched in 2011 and went into orbit around Jupiter in 2016, the science...
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Getting Oriented: A Move to Alternative Fuels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The challenge surrounding a transition to alternative fuels may fall on the next generation of scientists, innovators, and creative thinkers. Get them started on their journey with a research and discussion activity focuses on the...
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Investigation: Concept Mapping Alternative Fuels

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Accompanying this graphic organizer activity are a complete reading assignment on alternative fuels and a chart of their characteristics to use as reference. These high-quality resources will be a valuable addition to your energy unit.
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Alternative Energy Sources

For Teachers 6th
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....
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Energy Resources: Where Are They and How Do We Get Them?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Future energy engineers visit several stations, each one dedicated to a different alternative source of energy. They describe how solar energy is converted into other forms of energy, the patterns of distribution of energy resources in...
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Alternative Energy Project

For Teachers 6th - 11th
On day one, alternative energy enthusiasts research a form of energy that can help the US minimize reliance on fossil fuels. On day two, they design an advertisement, and on the following days, they prepare a sales pitch to the president...
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Generating Electricity: Evaluating the Sustainability of Today's and Tomorrow's Energy Sources

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Energize your class with a shocking lesson on energy — for both today and tomorrow. Class members investigate the energy sources of their local power company. Groups then work together to determine the impact of one activity and a...
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Alternative Energy Sources

For Teachers 6th - 12th
With a variety of video clips and diagrams, the narrator acquaints the audience with three sources of alternative energy: the sun, the wind, and water. This is a homemade video created as a homework assignment, but it is well-done and...
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How is Flowing Water an Energy Source? Activity A

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is a fun little exploration of the potential energy potential of falling water. Learners drop water from various heights using a straw, and they analyze the diameter of the splash. Pair this with two more activities of the same...
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Engineering the Earth: Exploring Wind Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
The children in your class will likely be among the learners who invent creative ways to harness the earth's renewable energy resources. Encourage their critical thinking with a lesson about wind energy and creating wind turbines. Using...
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The Right Balance: Mixing Energy Resources

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A class discussion of the various combinations of energy resources used in our country opens this lesson. In cooperative groups, learners analyze data on conversion efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions for different combinations....
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Energy Resources and Systems

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
We've talked a lot about energy, but where does energy come from? Pupils brainstorm different energy sources through a class discussion to kick off the 14th installment of a 25-part Energy Systems and Solutions unit. They then research...
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Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Energy Resources

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Is one type of energy inherently good or bad? Young scientists explore energy resources in a week-long unit. After extensive research, groups create powerful position statements and presentations supporting their energy resource of choice.
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Renewable Energy Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Not all energy sources are renewable, as learners investigate in this unit. Made up of six lessons that span a few weeks of instruction, the unit has learners examining US energy reserves and consumption, using data to draw conclusions...
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Energy Sources Research

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Turn your pupils into teachers! Here is a lesson that requires groups to research an energy source with the provided handout, create a poster, and present their information to the class. Connections are made to practical aspects of the...
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Renewable Energy Resources: Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What would we do without electricity? A video discusses alternatives to using non-renewable energy resources to create electrical energy. The focus is on geothermal conversion and solar cells.
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Renewable Energy Resources: Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Non-renewable resources will not last forever, so what are the next steps when it comes to energy? Luckily, renewable energy resources exist to create our electricity. The video explains how wind and water energy can be transferred to...
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Grades 9-10 Energy Sources

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Alternative energy sources are becoming increasingly important. Learners have the opportunity to explore alternative energy sources using a differentiated instruction unit. They group together based on ability levels, assign roles to...
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How is Flowing Water an Energy Source? Activity C

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Can the force of falling water through a tube vary by altering the diameter of the tube or its height? That is what physical scientists aim to discover in this activity, the third in successively more revealing activities on the power of...
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Hydrogen and Electrolysis

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Electrify your science class with this simple electrolysis experiment. After first reading about hydrogen and its potential as an alternative energy source, a demonstration is performed showing young scientists how water molecules can be...