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47 resources with the concept non-renewable energy

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Environmental Econ

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does the economy affect the environment—and vice versa? A video from Crash Course Economics discusses the ways supply and demand for products made with non-renewable resources can result in the Tragedy of the Commons, or even in 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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Non-Renewable Energy Resources

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is a fossil fuel and why is it important? The video explains fossil fuels as an energy source and how they may be harmful to the environment. Nuclear energy is an alternative with its own implications. 
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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 instructional activity 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...
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Fracking: Positive or Negative Impact?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Your teenagers may have heard of fracking, but do they really know what it is? And could they debate the benefits and risks? Educate your environmental science class with a lesson about hydraulic fracturing, non-renewable energy sources,...
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Understanding Forms and Sources of Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between a form of energy and a source of energy? This first activity in a series of 19 lessons uses demonstrations and discussions to introduce energy to the class. Through using hand-generator flashlights,...
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Enough Energy? Play the Renew-a-Bead Game

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Pairs simulate the energy usage of different countries by drawing beads from a bag, which contain different beginning ratios of non-renewable and renewable energy resources. The activity concludes with a series of questions to tie the...
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The Cost of Electricity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How much is your toaster costing you every day? Young environmentalists calculate the monetary costs of household appliances based on their average consumption of wattage.
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How to Create Cleaner Coal

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It's easy to take for granted the the importance of electricity in modern society, and even easier to overlook the environmental cost that is paid for all that energy. Watch as this video explores the detrimental impact burning coal has...
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Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy

For Teachers 2nd - 10th Standards
Energize an environmental science unit on natural resources with this collection of instructional materials. From simple coloring sheets for primary grade children, to guiding questions for a high school research report, a wide variety...
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Energy Conservation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate energy conservation.  In this energy conservation and analyzing data lesson, students identify and explain several energy sources and research renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. Students use statistics form...
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Renewable Energy Sentences

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students construct sentences using nouns and verbs from a "renewable energy" word bank. In this cross curriculum ecology and sentence structure grammar and mechanics lesson, students listen to the book Our Earth: Clean Energy by Peggy...
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Post-Assessment Energy

For Teachers 6th Standards
After nine lessons and activities about energy, here is the final assessment. The 20-questions include multiple choice, multiple choice with justification, short answer, answer analysis, and labeling diagrams to challenge learners.
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Effects of Energy Transfer

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The idea of a country using 100 percent renewable energy was first proposed in 1975 and as of 2016, six countries are already at that mark, with most industrialized countries hoping to be there by 2050 — less than 100 years after the...
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Sun Power

For Students 6th - 12th
In this energy worksheet, students study an illustration to identify 4 renewable and 4 nonrenewable sources of energy. This worksheet has 9 short answer questions.
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Energy Source Web Quest

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners research an energy source and create a Power Point presentation to share with the class. In this energy sources lesson, students are assigned an energy source to research. They use the Internet to research the source and create...
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20 Questions Energy Sources Scavenger Hunt for Energy Kids

For Students 5th - 6th
In these scavenger hunt worksheets, students go to the 'Energy Facts' section of the Energy Information Administration Kids' Page web site. Students read through the different energy forms for renewable and nonrenewable energy. Students...
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Running on Renewables

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use software to determine the costs and benefits of renewable energy. In this clean energy lesson plan, students find out the most cost-effective use for clean energy grant money. They use free Internet-based software to assist...
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Sources of Energy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Seven slides simplify sources of energy for your upper elementary science superstars. This concise presentation defines energy, lists forms of energy, and then compares renewable to nonrenewable sources. Have viewers take notes, and then...
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Home Energy Audit: Electrical Production Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
In this energy production worksheet, students describe the difference between renewable and nonrenewable energy and identify the different types of energy. This worksheet has 1 short answer, 1 matching, and 1 problem to solve.
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Searching for Tomorrow's Energy

For Teachers 5th
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...
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Roving Reporter

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students write a report about energy use. In this conservation lesson, students interview adults about their use of renewable and nonrenewable energy. Students synthesize this information and write a report from the point of view of a...
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Energy: Exploring Alternative Forms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In the study of science, there is always going to be research, data, theories and wonderful new discoveries. I feel that my interest about energy will help me design an adequate unit full of intrigue and discovery. The students should...