We found 523 reviewed resources for alternative energy resources
Investigation: Concept Mapping Alternative Fuels
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Accompanying this graphic organizer activity are a complete reading assignment on alternative fuels and a chart of their characteristics to use as reference. These high-quality resources will be a valuable addition to your energy unit.
Cambridge Ideas - How Many Lightbulbs?
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Humans have become addicted to fossil fuels. From pumping oil into our cars, to burning natural gas to heat our water, or using coal to create electricity that lights our homes, we are constantly relying on these nonrenewable resources....
Generating Electricity: Evaluating the Sustainability of Today's and Tomorrow's Energy Sources
9th - 12th
Energize your class with a shocking lesson on energy — for both today and tomorrow. Class members investigate the energy sources of their local power company. Groups then work together to determine the impact of one activity and a...
Racing with the Sun: Creating a Solar Car
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
As the cost of oil continues to rise and the environmental impacts of emissions become more widespread, the demand for alternative energy sources for cars is huge. In an engaging and challenging week-long instructional activity, your...
Growing Appetites, Limited Resources
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know that, as the world's population increases, its demand for energy increases at an even faster rate? Learners watch a short video about the world's energy crisis before discussing the sustainable alternative energy sources....
Generating Ideas for Electricity Generation
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Electricity is an integral part of our daily lives, but many energy sources are damaging the environment. Young engineers read about innovations in alternative energy sources, then work in groups to design and build a model of a system...
Energy Resources: Where Are They and How Do We Get Them?
5th - 8th
Future energy engineers visit several stations, each one dedicated to a different alternative source of energy. They describe how solar energy is converted into other forms of energy, the patterns of distribution of energy resources in...