Geothermal Energy Teacher Resources
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Hydroelectric and Geothermal: Benefits and DrawbacksLesson Planet
5th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Take a closer look at hydroelectric and geothermal energy with your physical science class. Do the benefits really outweigh the costs to the surrounding areas? After doing some reading about each, small groups discuss and create a...
The Engineering Challenges of Renewable Energy: Crash Course Engineering #30Lesson Planet
12 mins 9th - 12th
How hard is it to incorporate renewable energy resources? An informative video first describes renewable energy, such as hydropower, wind energy, geothermal energy, and solar power. It then explains the benefits and the challenges of...
Optimal and Sustainable: Renewable Energy RevampLesson Planet
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
More than 100 cities around the world have shifted from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. Scholars investigate a city wanting to make this switch, but needs help determining how to make the shift. Groups consider all options,...
Renewable Energy: Clean Tech SolutionsLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Renewable energy originally found application more than 790,000 years ago. A relevant and engaging lesson explains some of the current options for renewable energy. Technology changes quickly and many different options provide hope for...
A Never-Ending SupplyLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If renewable energy means a never-ending supply of power, why aren't we already using it? A brief video clip, part of a large Energy unit from NOVA, discusses the limitless energy humans obtain from solar, geothermal, and tidal sources....
How Things Work : What Are Renewable Resources?Lesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 8th
Renewable resources are the star of this informative video on energy sources. The instructor does a great job explaining exactly what renewable resources are, going into detail about each. He also encourages the conservation of...
Infrared Yellowstone Lesson 1: The Invisible Yellowstone National ParkLesson Planet
5th - 7th
Using NASA infrared imaging and a temperature map, learners hone their scientific observation skills. They look at multiple images of Old Faithful before, during, and after a geyser emission. They compare the infrared images to regular...
Generating Electricity: Evaluating the Sustainability of Today's and Tomorrow's Energy SourcesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Energize your class with a shocking lesson on energy — for both today and tomorrow. Class members investigate the energy sources of their local power company. Groups then work together to determine the impact of one activity and a...