The Role of Water in the Generation of Electricity

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Not only do we need to drink water to survive, it has become increasingly important to us in its ability to help generate electricity. In some cases, it is renewable, and in others, it is not. Middle schoolers scrutinize a scenario by analyzing the effect of certain methods of electricity generation that require water. A short video opens the lesson, and a collaborative problem-solving activity concludes it.

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Pros

  • A plethora of related articles and websites provide plenty of information sources for the research assignment
  • The use of an interactive online tool to explore global maps allows learners to access real-world data
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  • None
Common Core