Geothermal Energy

This Geothermal Energy activity & project also includes:

With Earth Day quickly approaching, as well as many science fairs, why not challenge your class to investigate geothermal energy or other renewable energy resources? There are five driving questions explored in depth here, as well as four other questions provided for project ideas. By designing their own investigations and projects, groups learn to work well together and will have an opportunity to share what they've learned with others. The project ideas range in difficulty, making differentiation simple.

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Pros

  • Excellent background information provided for the teacher
  • Guidelines for science fair judging helps both the participants and judges
  • Gives suggestions for what to test while still allowing for creativity and freedom of design
  • Recommended grade levels are fifth through eighth, but these projects would work well in high school as well
Cons

  • None