Tidal Power Teacher Resources

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Pros and Cons of Hydroelectric Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop arguments for and against the construction of hydroelectric power plants. Poll the groups to determine which view dominates in the class and students write a summary of their conclusions.
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Study Jams! Renewable Fuels

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
A single slide introduces each of the following renewable energy sources: hydroelectric, wind, geothermal, solar, tidal, and biomass. This provides a succinct overview that you can use as a visual aid when you first introduce alternative...
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Alternative Energy Resources

For Students 7th - 8th
In this alternative energy resources worksheet, students read and describe the advantages to using tidal power. Then they identify and list some of the disadvantages to using tidal power as mentioned in the brief excerpt read. Students...
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Hurricane and Weather Power Points

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Providing a wealth of information about hurricanes, tornadoes, and other types of weather-related events, this resource could be used in the classroom in a variety of ways. A teacher could use the PowerPoints listed as a way to introduce...
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Producing Energy From Fossil Fuels and Renewable Sources

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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....
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Electricity Generation

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners study the history of electricity and the different ways we generate electricity.  In this electricity activity students complete several experiments on generating power.
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Field Trip To a Power Plant - A Reading Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine information on how electricity is generated. They read the Student Guide "Energy Use," and answer discussion questions.
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Ocean Power

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the energy resources of the ocean. In this energy lesson, students participate in 4 activities focused on energy resources from the ocean.
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A Never-Ending Supply

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If renewable energy means a never-ending supply of power, why aren't we already using it? A brief video clip, part of a large Energy unit from NOVA, discusses the limitless energy humans obtain from solar, geothermal, and tidal sources....
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Wave Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this wave worksheet, students read about waves, the research "wave/tidal power" and write about the process of getting energy from waves. Students then read about wave power stations, find a picture of one and draw it.
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No Fossils in This Fuel

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Yeast and sugar go beyond the pantry and into a fuel experiment. Use these common baking ingredients to assist your class in creating ethanol, a natural fuel. Pupils observe the process and gather information to elaborate on the...
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Making a Model

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discover the relationship between water as a natural resource and the people who use it. They construct simple water wheels to study water power.
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Ammonium Nitrate - Jeckyl or Hyde

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study how chemicals can be very dangerous when not treated with care. They watch Ammonium Nitrate power point and read about accidents involving ammonium nitrate: Halifax Explosion, Oklahoma City Bombing.
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Energy Alternatives Explorations

For Students 6th - 8th
In this energy alternatives explorations activity, students explore alternative energy sources by using the linked web resources to answer 8 questions about different resources and identify the ones that would work in their community.
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Lesson Plan #3 ~ Ocean Currents

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders experiment to understand the ocean's currents.  In this ocean current lesson, 6th graders complete an experiment with two bottles of water and an index card to discover information about the ocean current.  Students...
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Write Your Own Greek Myth

For Students 6th - 9th
Invite your pupils to create original Greek characters and myths for their characters to star in. Similar to a traditional Greek myth, the story must explain a natural phenomenon, depict a struggle between good and evil characters, and...
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For Students 5th - 8th
What does your class know about nouns? Help them practice with six related grammar practice exercises. The exercises focus heavily on the different types of nouns and ask pupils to identify and use specific types of nouns. Check out the...
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Forms of Energy Research Project

For Teachers 8th
Students explore alternate means of energy. They study renewable and nonrenewable energy sources and create a final project that demonstrates the advantages and disadvantages of various forms of energy.
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Primary Energy Sources Pros and Cons

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the different types of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. In this earth science lesson, students discuss the pros and cons of each type. They conduct a variety of experiments on renewable energy.
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Salt Marsh in a Pan

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students create a model of a salt marsh to discover the impact of pollution and human activities on water-based habitats including bays and the ocean. They recognize the relationship between natural and developed areas. Students impact...
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Black Holes IV

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this black holes worksheet, students read about black holes and solve 3 problems where they calculate the Schwarschild radius of one, the number of grams/second a quasar luminosity implies for another and the number of suns per year a...
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Hurricane and Tornadoes Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 5th
Quiz your young meteorologists using this simple matching worksheet. Learners inventory 16 weather-related terms, matching them to the appropriate definition on the right. There are an equal number of definitions as there are terms. A...
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For Students 4th - 8th
In this commas worksheet, students correctly insert commas into paragraphs into the appropriate spots and answer short answer questions about the sentences they corrected. Students complete 7 activities.
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The 2004 Tsunami: The World Responds

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students analyze the short and long-term consequences of the 2004 South Asian tsunami. They read about ways in which students in our country responded to the tsunami, and brainstorm ways in which they can focus attention on long-term...

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