Students explore the finite petroleum resources available and the surging demand for fossil fuels by developing nations. the need to reduce fossil fuel consumption and the development of alternative, sustainable fuels is examined in this lesson.
7th - 10th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Investigation: Concept Mapping Alternative Fuels
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.
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Geography of Oil Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico
Prior to class, individuals visit the Department of Energy website to examine the process of refining oil. After discussing what they learned, they find the Gulf of Mexico on a richly illustrated map that specifically indicates where...
5th - 9th Science
Generating Ideas for Electricity Generation
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...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Getting Oriented: A Move to Alternative Fuels
Discussion, reading, and critical thinking are only some of the things learners will be doing in this four-part unit on alternative fuels. They read about different fuel sources, how they are manufactured, and the pros and cons of each...
9th - 12th Science