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A Community Powered by Renewable Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Renewable energy is the focus of a seven-part environmental science unit for middle and high schoolers. Lessons challenge students to look closely at the type of energy they consume in their home, examine the regulations and limitations...
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WindWise Education Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine a world powered by wind! The 19 lessons in this curriculum set provide young environmental scientists the information they need to imagine just that. The series begins with a lesson on the difference between forms of energy and...
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WE Are Innovators: Elementary Resources

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A collection of five resources encourages young scientists to be innovative thinkers and design a sustainable product or service. Lessons target pollution, food waste, energy-inefficient housing, and transportation issues.
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WE Are Innovators: High School Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The five lessons in a collection from WE are Innovators encourages high schoolers to go where scientists have not gone before. They read articles and watch videos to gather information and then use an innovative mindset and their problem...
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Can 100% Renewable Energy Power the World?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If renewable energy sources are the best option, why aren't they used on a global scale? Junior environmentalists explore the benefits and problems associated with energy sources such as solar, wind, and biomass with a short video and...
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Don't Waste Your Energy

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Don't lift another finger, this physical and environmental science unit has everything you need to begin teaching your class about energy. Starting with a look at the greenhouse effect, these lessons and activities take young scientists...
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Choosing Energy-Efficient Appliances

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What makes this lesson stand out from others about our personal energy use is the myriad of high-quality materials that support it. Find clear images, well-designed worksheets, links to related websites, and a presentation rubric for the...
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Are Your Computers Wasting Energy?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
After reading about the amount of energy that is used to power a personal computer, learners take a look at their own computer use and therefore, their energy consumption. They do this through a series of questions and computations on...
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International Perspectives to Climate Change 2

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
A couple PowerPoint presentations are used to stimulate discussion about the perspectives of different countries on the issue of energy consumption. Afterward, they play a game in which each team is assigned a country, considers its...
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Waste Watchers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students recognize the importance of saving energy to save natural resources. In this saving energy lesson, students complete a worksheet to find types of electricity meters in their homes. Students use meter readings to calculate energy...
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A Plan for Renewable Energy Goals

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The best laid plans can lead to meeting renewable energy goals. A culminating project for the unit has pupils research the amount of solar and wind energy at their locations. They set renewable energy goals and use the information they...
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Home Energy Audit

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Reduce energy consumption and save some money at the same time! The third of seven installments in the A Community Powered by Renewable Energy unit focuses on energy use in the home. Learners investigate the energy needs of small and...
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What is Electricity and How Do We Use It?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Use some electrifying lessons to learn about electricity. Future scientists discover the history of electricity and the basics of electric circuits. They learn how to read an electricity bill and then create circuits to power a fan,...
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Home Energy Consumption

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Home is where the power-consuming devices are. Scholars use given power ratings for common electrical devices to calculate the energy consumed in two hours as well as in a month. They use the average cost per kilowatt-hour to calculate...
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Baggie Ice Cream

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How sweet it is! Young scientists experiment with ice and salt to discover how the temperature of the ice can be manipulated. The final product is a baggie full of ice cream which is a sweet motivator!
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How Much Energy Do YOU Use?

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Determine the power hog in the house. Pupils learn the difference between power and energy before participating in a hands-on activity. Using a power meter, pairs measure the actual power used for several household devices, estimate the...
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Breakthrough Inventions: A Closer Look at Inventions That Changed Our World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
With great technology comes great responsibility. Scholars learn about inventions that have had a huge impact on society, including cars, cameras, televisions, the printing press, the radio, computers, light bulbs, and signals...
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2011 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Beetle population, climate change, and acidification are all real environmental threats. Scholars display their knowledge of these threats and offer solution strategies in a four-question assessment resource. Questions from the AP® exam...
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High School–Module 4: Energy and Housing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What features make a home energy-efficient? Pupils attempt to answer the question with the fourth lesson from the five-part WE Are Innovators—High School Modules set. Scholars learn how certain building materials help save energy. Using...
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Your Digital Footprint: Data and Energy Use

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Understanding energy usage requires knowing more than how much energy it takes to charge your cell phone. Scholars learn each text sent uses energy as does each video, game, and phone call. They observe the larger grid of data transfers...
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Solving the Storage Problem

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Clean, renewable energy is there for the taking ... how do we save it until we need it? A short video, part of an energy unit from NOVA, discusses the challenges of creating and storing electrical energy efficiently. The narrator...
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Toward a Smarter Grid

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Did you realize that the latest innovations in technology get their electrical power from a system that's 100 years old? Help pupils make sense of the power grid using a short video and related questions. The lesson, part of NOVA's...
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Growing Appetites, Limited Resources

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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....
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Energy Perspectives

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
The data says ... the resource is great to use. Using Microsoft Excel, pupils analyze data from the US Department of Energy in the fifth lesson of a 25-part Energy Systems and Solutions unit. Each group looks at a different data set and...