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65 resources with the concept energy consumption

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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: Elementary Curriculum

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The lessons in WE Are Innovators collection encourage fourth, fifth, and sixth graders to use their STEM skills to come up with innovative products or services to help solve a social, environmental, or economic issue. They tackle food...
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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...
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We Are Innovators: High School Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Five modules in the WE Are Innovators collection encourages high schoolers to get involved and use their creativity and problem-solving skills to investigate issues affecting the environment. They design innovative, sustainable methods...
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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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Saving Energy at School

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Schools spend more money on energy than computers and text books combined. Pupils divide into five groups to learn about the energy used by your school. Each group researches a different aspect related to electricity such as appliances,...
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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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Life-Cycle Thinking and Personal Carbon Footprint

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
A comprehensive activity on product life cycle, energy consumption, and personal carbon footprint is described in this resource. Lead high school environmental science buffs through the complex process of product production and...
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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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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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Saving Energy at Home and School

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Young conservationists enlist the aid of their classmates and family members in assessing and monitoring energy usage at school and at home. After studying forms of energy and energy transportation, class members learn how to read...
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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 Projects

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Only you can prevent energy overuse. The last installment of a 25-part Energy Systems and Solutions unit has pupils complete a unit project on energy consumption and conservation. They identify ways to make changes in their personal...
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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...
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Energy Intelligence Agency

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Protect the world from energy depletion—join the Energy Intelligence Agency. Using a set of cards, pupils distinguish between correct and incorrect information regarding energy use in the United States. They analyze graphs and diagrams...
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Characteristics of Life

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What makes a living thing, well, living? Explore the many characteristics of living things through an animated video. Science scholars become acquainted with the obvious and not-so-obvious traits exhibited by organisms, then learn that...
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Green Plastics—Chemistry Outreach

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do green plastics reduce waste and environmental pollution? Budding scientists create and test a variety of compounds used in green plastics during an insightful experiment. Beginning with startling statistics and ending with...
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Ecological Footprint

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does your lifestyle measure up in terms of your ecological footprint? Young ecologists examine their impact on the planet using an insightful online calculator. A short quiz asks users to rank the size of their homes, their energy...
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Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...