We found 181 resources with the concept renewable energy sources
The History of Chemical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #5
9 mins 9th - 12th
New ReviewThe American Revolution: the catalyst for the development of chemical engineering. Scholars watch an informative video that describes the history of chemical engineering, beginning with France's need to produce soda ash as a result of a...
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Energy Resources
6th - 8th
New ReviewIs 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.
Ready, Set, Save on Solar Energy Technology!
9th - 12th
New ReviewDoes your class have a bright future in the solar energy industry? Science scholars take an in-depth look at what's new in solar technology. After completing research into the solar industry, participants create and market a product in...
Farm to Fuel: The Alternative Fuels Industry
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewNeed a lesson to fuel young minds? A variety of hands-on activities is sure to get your class fired up! Beginning with an introductory slideshow and culminating with group presentations, the week-long unit has something for everyone....
Electricity: Sources, Usage, Challenges, and the Future
9th - 12th
New ReviewWhat does the future of energy look like? Junior engineers collaborate to discover a solution to the global energy crisis during a very hands-on lesson plan. The unit focuses on learning through collaboration to develop a deep...
Solving the Storage Problem
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewClean, renewable energy is there for the taking ... how do we save it until we need it? A short video, part of an energy unit from NOVA, discusses the challenges of creating and storing electrical energy efficiently. The narrator...
A Never-Ending Supply
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIf 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....
Can 100% Renewable Energy Power the World?
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If renewable energy sources are the best option, why aren't they used on a global scale? Junior environmentalists explore the benefits and problems associated with energy sources such as solar, wind, and biomass with a short video and...
Fusion Power Explained—Future or Failure
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
A day without fusion is like a day without sunshine. The video explains what fusion is and how we might be able to create the energy on Earth rather than relying on the sun. It highlights the pros and cons of fusion power.
Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is flipping a switch and lighting up a room normal or miraculous? It depends where—and when—you live. Crash Course World History covers historical uses of energy, current uses of energy, and the possible future uses of energy with an...
Allotropes of Metalloids and Metals
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Two allotropes of silicon exist at room temperature and benefit emerging technology. A video discusses allotropes of both metalloids and metals. It explains the differences and the benefits of using allotropes. It highlights the various...
Preparation and Combustion of Biodiesel
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The United States is the world's largest producer of biofuel. During an in-class investigation, young scientists produce their own biodiesel. They burn a sample of it to determine the heat of combustion. Then they discuss the results...