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How Cells Harvest Energy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Survey the metabolism process from respiration through the production of the ATP molecule with this seven page AP biology worksheet. Pupils write short answers on the lines provided and label a diagram of the cellular respiration process. 
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The BEAM Project: Building Efficient Architectural Models

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Technology or engineering teams are given a task to design, construct, and test the efficiency of a structure that will foster an even temperature throughout an entire sunny day. Intended as a long-term project, pupils research, plan,...
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Considerations in Heating a Home

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Emerging engineers discover how important it is to conserve energy as fossil fuel supplies are being diminished. This is accomplished by working through a handout that explains energy requirements for heating a home during the winter....
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For Students 9th - 12th
"Power" is a practical worksheet for your physics learners. They consider household situations and calculate energy use, current produced, and cost of electricity per hour. Scenarios are familiar, for example, "A vacuum cleaner draws 11...
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It's All in the Timing

For Teachers 3rd
Young energy users explore ways to reduce their energy use. Specifically, they look into the use of automatic timers that turn lights and appliances off to save energy. Each pupil must investigate if there are any timers in use at their...
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Cost-Effective Buying

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle school energy experts read about the relationship between energy use and cost-efficiency. Then they work through a couple of scenarios to determine which approach is more cost-effective.
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Yesterday in Energy

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Clever! Collaborative groups of environmental scientists create a museum exhibit and presentation for an energy-using activity such as heating a home or transportation. They must compare past to present use of energy for that particular...
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Plugged in to CO2

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students use a meter to measure the energy used and carbon produced by electronics and appliances. For this environmental science and technology lesson, students use a Kill-A-Watt meter to determine the electricity used by everyday...
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Energy Busters: Home Energy Conservation

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students survey home energy use and develop an energy conservation plan.
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Energy Through the Ages

For Students 7th - 9th
In this energy through the ages worksheet, students read about the history of energy use beginning with early civilization and the use of water wheels for the production of energy to hydrocarbon-based coal, oil and natural gas of today....
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Smart Meter Plan to Save on Electricity

For Students 7th - 8th
In this smart meter plan to save on electricity worksheet, students research smart meters, the cost of electricity  and methods for conserving energy, then answer 7 questions.  This page has several links to helpful websites.
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How Much Electricity Do You Use?

For Students 5th - 12th
In this energy use activity, students will look at a table that lists different household appliances and the amount of energy used per year measured in Kilowatt-hours. Using this information, students will calculate how much these...
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Student Survey: Solar Energy

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this energy survey, students answer 15 questions about how they use various forms of energy. This survey is designed to be printed.
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OPEC Oil Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the role and function of OPEC. In this oil crisis lesson, students determine what the implications of the 1972 American oil crisis were and then write letters to Congress members that show support for or opposition to...
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Are People of the Western Hemisphere Wasteful? A Lesson on Energy Use

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research the populations of continents and their respective use of the world's energy reserves, namely oil. They display the information using different graphing techniques. They discuss the distribution of oil reserves...
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Truth or Consequences

For Students 4th - 5th
In this energy conservation worksheet, students answer questions about energy sources and energy use. The worksheet includes both true/false and multiple choice questions. There are 22 questions with answers.
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Field Trip To a Power Plant - A Reading Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine information on how electricity is generated. They read the Student Guide "Energy Use," and answer discussion questions.
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Now, That's a Bright Idea!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the role that electricity plays in their daily lives, both in school and at home. They conduct research on energy usage in various rooms of the school and in their homes and create posters, graphs, and analyses of their...
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Where Did The Electricity Go?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the efficiency of energy use to identify problems. They research solutions to the over use of electrical appliances.