Fossil Fuel Power Stations
In these energy worksheets, students learn about fossil fuels and the power stations that use the fuels. Students complete a 14 page packet about fossil fuels and power stations.
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Power Pellets! Nuclear Energy in the United States
Nuclear power provides about 20 percent of the energy generated in the United States. The seventh activity in the series of 12 tackles nuclear power. After sharing what they know about nuclear energy, scholars complete a WebQuest make a...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Energy Resources: Where Are They and How Do We Get Them?
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...
5th - 8th Science
Producing Energy From Fossil Fuels and Renewable Sources
All types of energy are presented here, with neat pictures and labels to illustrate the technology typically used. Ways of harnessing the energy most efficiently are discussed, and good examples provide starters for further research....
6th - 12th Science
New Review History's Most Powerful Plants
At one point, scale trees accounted for nearly half of the biomass in North America and Europe. An installment of a longer video series introduces these strange plants and describes their features, adaptations, and eventual demise. It...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Fossil-Fuelled Electricity - How it Works
Thermal power is electricity generated by the burning of fossil fuels. Through a series of video clips and computer animations, youngsters learn about how coal is used to produce useful electricity. The website provides quizzes that are...
2 mins 5th - 8th Science
Climate Change: Earth's Giant Game of Tetris
In this colorful animation, our current problem with climate change is likened to a block-stacking game of Tetris. Greenhouse gases are increasing in the atmosphere at an increasing rate. Can we place them properly before it's too late?...
3 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable