We found 178 resources with the concept renewable energy sources
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....
NOVA Energy Lab Lesson Plan
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewCan our energy resources keep up with our ever-growing population? Science scholars learn the basics of energy and Earth's energy resources during an electrifying lesson plan. The resource combines video clips and an engineering design...
Energy Resources and Systems
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWe'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...
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...
Meet the Extractors, Harvesters, and Harnessers: Methods, Technology, Benefits and Consequences in Acquiring Natural Resources
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
There are advantages and disadvantages to all sources of energy; the trick is determining which one has the least impact! Part six in the series of 12 has learners further explore energy resources. After reading information about one of...