We found 186 resources with the concept renewable energy sources
Renewable Energy: Powered by Poop
2 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
A single cow produces more than 100 pounds of manure every day. Meet a farmer using cow manure to provide energy to his farm, electric car, and the larger electric grid. He explains the process and benefits of the renewable energy source.
Optimal and Sustainable: Renewable Energy Revamp
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
More than 100 cities around the world have shifted from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. Scholars investigate a city wanting to make this switch, but needs help determining how to make the shift. Groups consider all options,...
Renewable Energy: Clean Tech Solutions
5 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Renewable energy originally found application more than 790,000 years ago. A relevant and engaging lesson explains some of the current options for renewable energy. Technology changes quickly and many different options provide hope for...
The History of Chemical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #5
9 mins 9th - 12th
The 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...
Farm to Fuel: The Alternative Fuels Industry
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Need 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
What 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. The unit focuses on learning through collaboration to develop a deep understanding...
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...