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21 resources with the concept power plants

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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
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19 Items in Curriculum Set
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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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Understanding Electricity Mix Tradeoffs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use the accompanying presentation and colorful technology sheets to introduce your class to the 10 different energy technologies. Connect kids to an interactive computer tool that allows them to combine different types of power...
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Itaipu Dam and Power Plant (Brazil and Paraguay)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study South America's Itaipu Dam and Power Plant in order to gain an understanding that hydroelectric power is a major means of generating electricity throughout the world. They also look into the environmental impacts that...
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The Price of Power

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Explore the current political debate over regulating power plant emissions. Critical thinkers research, formulate, and present arguments regarding selective catalytic reduction systems for coal-burning plants.
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2000 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Practice makes perfect! A released AP® exam gives scholars practice with the high level of expectations of their exams. The exam consists of four questions from 2000. Questions ask about endangered species, recycling, alternative fuels,...
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2004 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Radioactive isotopes have a wealth of uses, but their waste may cause some concern. One of four free-response questions challenges learners to devise a waste removal strategy for medical radioactive substances. Other questions address...
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The History of Electrical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #4

For Students 9th - 12th
Did you know that a murder helped the electric telegraph become famous? The fourth of 46 videos in the Crash Course Engineering series focuses on electrical engineering, its history, and its myriad applications. It breaks the field into...
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Electricity: Sources, Usage, Challenges, and the Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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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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Power Lines

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does electricity travel through power lines? The simulation demonstrates the how changes in voltage and resistance are related to the distance between power polls and the thickness of the cable. Scholars control three variables in...
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Nuclear Fission and Fusion

For Students 9th - 12th
Lab closed, gone fission! This video discusses both fission and fusion and their relationship to each other. In addition, it also explains why uranium, plutonium, and hydrogen are used and which process uses which elements. 
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Stakeholder Debate: Wind Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Decide whether or not wind energy is the best resource for a town in a role-playing debate. Different groups take up the position of stakeholders on both sides of the argument. You will appreciate the materials and support provided in...
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Energy from Coal

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Beginning with unrelated scenes of strip-mined land, power plants, and deserted towns, this video stimulates viewers to rethink the types of energy we use. This impactful presentation has no narration, only clips from the mining process....
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Understanding Electric Power Generation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
You mean the electricity does not come from the switch? As a class and in small groups, learners explore the sources of energy used to generate electric power. Worksheets guide groups into choosing a future electricity generating...
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How Power Plants Work 3

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble! Find out what drives a turbine to generate electricity and whether or not it has an impact on the environment. A discussion and lecture is divided by a hands-on activity in...
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Fossil-Fuelled Electricity - How it Works

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Thermal power is electricity generated by the burning of fossil fuels. Through a series of video clips and computer animations, youngsters learn about how coal is used to produce useful electricity. The website provides quizzes that are...
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Nuclear Energy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Atomic theory as a philosophical study was explored even by the Ancient Greeks. The knowledge of atoms was developed in the 17th century.  This PowerPoint explains how by the 1940's, splitting of the atom was discovered and since then,...
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Electricity

For Students 7th - 12th
In this electricity worksheet, students review scientists and inventors of electricity. how electricity is transported, and how electricity is measured. This worksheet has 16 problems to solve, 5 fill in the blank, and 7 short answer...
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Who's Got Your Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine and map local sources of energy. They conduct Internet research on their local utility company, identify where their utility company obtains energy, graph the data, and label a map of power plant locations in their state.
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Field Trip To a Power Plant - A Reading Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine information on how electricity is generated. They read the Student Guide "Energy Use," and answer discussion questions.
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Energy Panel Hearings: "Your Town", Saskatchewan

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders access information to participate in a debate about whether a power plant should be placed in their town. They research an assigned point of view.