We found 122 resources with the concept energy sources
Grades 9-10 Energy SourcesLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAlternative energy sources are becoming increasingly important. Learners have the opportunity to explore alternative energy sources using a differentiated instruction unit. They group together based on ability levels, assign roles to...
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Energy ResourcesLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Is one type of energy inherently good or bad? Young scientists explore energy resources in a week-long unit. After extensive research, groups create powerful position statements and presentations supporting their energy resource of choice.
Electricity: Sources, Usage, Challenges, and the FutureLesson Planet
9th - 12th
What does the future of energy look like? Junior engineers collaborate to discover a solution to the global energy crisis during a very hands-on lesson. The unit focuses on learning through collaboration to develop a deep understanding...
Growing Appetites, Limited ResourcesLesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know that, as the world's population increases, its demand for energy increases at an even faster rate? Learners watch a short video about the world's energy crisis before discussing the sustainable alternative energy sources....
NOVA Energy Lab Lesson PlanLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can our energy resources keep up with our ever-growing population? Science scholars learn the basics of energy and Earth's energy resources during an electrifying lesson. The resource combines video clips and an engineering design...
Energy Resources and SystemsLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
We've talked a lot about energy, but where does energy come from? Pupils brainstorm different energy sources through a class discussion to kick off the 14th installment of a 25-part Energy Systems and Solutions unit. They then research...
The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9Lesson Planet
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The Anthropocene covers the last century in an unofficial geological era. An informative video considers both the pros and cons of progress. It discusses the environmental impact, changes in lifestyle, political changes, wars, and...
The Modern Revolution: Crash Course Big History #8Lesson Planet
14 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Will advances in technology save us from exhausting the Earth's resources? Throughout history, progress helped us revolutionize society. The video discusses the growth in collective learning, exploration, machinery, communications,...
How Many Batteries Could Power the World? (ft. MinutePhysics)Lesson Planet
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed
Some old technology gets new life. Scholars learn how Tesla is planning to produce electric cars with batteries in a Real Engineering video. They see calculations that show how many lithium-ion battery factories would be necessary to...
3 Reasons Why Nuclear Energy Is Awesome!—Part 3Lesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Nuclear energy saves more lives than it harms. A powerful video explains the great things about nuclear energy and why we should increase nuclear power plants. It highlights the benefits for global warming and a new way to make nuclear...
Fusion Power Explained—Future or FailureLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
A day without fusion is like a day without sunshine. The video explains what fusion is and how we might be able to create the energy on Earth rather than relying on the sun. It highlights the pros and cons of fusion power.
This Video Has Consumed 1497967.5 AA Batteries!Lesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Do we really think about overall energy used when we watch that funny video for the fourth time? It adds up! Pupils watch as the energy used for Internet tasks is related to an equal number of AA batteries. The narrator compares watching...
Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207Lesson Planet
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is flipping a switch and lighting up a room normal or miraculous? It depends where—and when—you live. Crash Course World History covers historical uses of energy, current uses of energy, and the possible future uses of energy with an...
Uses of Crude Oil FractionsLesson Planet
5 mins 10th - Higher Ed
So many layers, so many uses! Chemistry pupils discover the many uses of the molecules separated from crude oil during the process of fractional distillation. The animated video covers such materials as plastic, kerosene, and diesel....
Why Don't Perpetual Motion Machines Ever Work?Lesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It turns out that some laws were definitely not meant to be broken! A short illustrative video explains why the first and second laws of thermodynamics prevent perpetual motion machines from actually moving perpetually — and why...
Renewable and Nonrenewable ResourcesLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know there are at least 12 different energy sources? Scholars apply their knowledge about the different types of energy as they sort energy sources by renewable and nonrenewable. Then they pick one from each section to explain in...
Meet the Extractors, Harvesters, and Harnessers: Methods, Technology, Benefits and Consequences in Acquiring Natural ResourcesLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
There are advantages and disadvantages to all sources of energy; the trick is determining which one has the least impact! Part six in the series of 12 has learners further explore energy resources. After reading information about one of...