Fifth graders explore the use of fossil fuels and relate it to effects on the environment.
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Energy Conservation Lesson 1: Fossil Fuels and the Ticking Clock
Students explore energy production by participating in a class discussion. In this renewable energy lesson, students discuss the differences between solar, coal, wind and fossil fuel energy sources and why some are better for the...
2nd - 5th Math
Fossil Fuels: Facing the Issues
Students explore energy by researching fuel usage on Earth. In this fossil fuel instructional activity, students define fossil fuels, the energy created by burning them, and the impact on the environment when using them. Students conduct...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Global Warming: How Humans are Affecting Our Planet
Earth's temperatures are slowly rising as a result of increased greenhouse gases being trapped. Humans contribute to this effect by burning quite a bit of fossil fuels. The danger of sea levels rising is a real threat that we need to...
8 mins 4th - 8th Science
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