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14 resources with the keyterm hydroelectric power

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How Hydroelectricity Is Made?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
It's amazing that the state of Washington has been using readily available snowmelt and gravity to produce electricity! Lively narration and current footage comprise this educational video. Computer animations enlighten the viewer about...
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Itaipu Dam and Power Plant (Brazil and Paraguay)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study South America's Itaipu Dam and Power Plant in order to gain an understanding that hydroelectric power is a major means of generating electricity throughout the world. They also look into the environmental impacts that...
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US Energy Geography

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The maps display the statistics for energy consumption and power production, state by state. They are tremendous visual aids for your natural resources unit. Consider having your class compare energy consumption versus production, or...
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Radio Program Disc 1, Track 6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students place the Ohio river in its historical and geographical context. They listen to the radio stories, and are asked what postive and negative influences does the Ohio River have on nearby communities>
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Hydroelectric Power - How it Works?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The video quality is poor, but the content is informative. Footage from an actual hydroelectric power plant and colorful computer animations are used to explain how hydropower is converted into usable electricity. This can be used to...
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GENERATE YOUR OWN HYDROPOWER

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars build a water wheel, a simple galvanometer, and a simple hydropower generator, plus detect the electricity generated.
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Salmon Vs. Dams: the Dam Removal Debate on the Elwha River

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students role-play a meeting of the Elwha River council in which they present opposing views to council members on hydroelectric power and salmon fisheries resources. They brainstorm possible conflicts between various people in land-use...
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Water Power

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students observe a model of a waterwheel to investigate the transformations of energy involved in turning the blades of a hydro-turbine into work. They work as engineers to create a model for a new waterwheel while considering resources,...
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Falling Water

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students drop water from different heights to demonstrate the conversion of water's potential energy to kinetic energy. They see how varying the height from which water is dropped affects the splash size. In seeing how falling water can...
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Generating Power

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students construct a working model of a turbine and explain how water generates power. By the end of the lesson, they list the effects of Kingsley Dam on people, plans, and animals -- both positive and negative.
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Human-Environment Interaction

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Human-Environment Interaction worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer, fill in a chart about problems and solutions, then answer questions about a map (not included).
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Human-Environment Interaction: The Three Gorges Dam

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Three Gorges Dam worksheet, students complete sentences by filling in missing words or phrases without using a word bank. The focus in on the affects of the dam.
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Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars summarize the "Tri-County Project" section of the nebraskastudies.org web site using a scavenger hunt.
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Pros and Cons of Hydroelectric Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars develop arguments for and against the construction of hydroelectric power plants. Poll the groups to determine which view dominates in the class and students write a summary of their conclusions.