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149 resources with the concept renewable resources

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Generating Ideas for Electricity Generation

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Electricity is an integral part of our daily lives, but many energy sources are damaging the environment. Young engineers read about innovations in alternative energy sources, then work in groups to design and build a model of a system...
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Renewable Resources in New York (Part 1)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part one of a two-part series on renewable resources being utilized in New York is here for you. This first part focuses on the wind power farms that are popping up all across the state. There are many more than you might imagine. The...
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How Things Work : What Are Renewable Resources?

For Teachers 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...
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Renewable Resources in New York (Part 2)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part two of a two-part series on renewable resources being utilized in New York is here for your viewing. This part focuses on the photovoltaic solar power systems that are popping up all across the state. The host also visits the home...
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German Energy Conversations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and interpret the current German energy mix and trends, as well as to make comparisons and contrasts to that of their own country. They write a two paragraph description of including its likely position in the future...
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Mission Possible: Energy Trade-offs

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Teams of electrical engineers work together to develop plans for increasing electricity to a fictitious, but growing community. They consider different sources of electricity, both renewable and nonrenewable, the cost of building and...
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MATERIALS, Using What’s Local: Native Materials, Local Sources

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the development of different societies. In this environmental building lesson, students consider local resources and how societies choose to use them. Students use their findings to design a 'green' building for use in...
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How to Make a Wind Vane

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students measure the direction of the wind. In this Science lesson, students make their own wind vane. Students discuss the importance of wind direction and speed.
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Renewable vs. Non-Renewable Resources

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders are introduced to the important topic of renewable, and non-renewable, resources. They are expected to be able to correctly categorize different types of resources as renewable or non-renewable. Another emphasis of this...
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Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine their use of energy over a certain time period. They come up with a plan to reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprint. Groups of learners complete a chart with three columns; energy-using events, the form...
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Renewable Resources

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Although this presentation was put together as a student teacher project, there is a segment of slides within it that can be used to introduce your young scientists to renewable energy sources. It compares nonrenewable resources to...
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Nail by Nail, Board by Board

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Presenting a distinctly environmental point of view, this expansive set of three sessions guides learners to identify home-building materials and the resources from which they are derived, and to compare materials used by region and...
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Make Your Own Biodegradable Plastic Stuff

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify the four basic natural resources. They distinguish bettween renewable and non-renewable resources. Pupils recognize that all natural resources are needed by living plants and animals. Students list consequences for...
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Fish and Wildlife in America

For Teachers 8th
Some of the details of the use of wildlife as food and crop resources are given at the beginning of this slideshow. Next, the historical problems with wildlife are explained, as are some mistakes that have been made leading to extinction...
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Renewable vs. Non-Renewable Resources

For Teachers 5th
Here's a fine lesson on renewable and non-renewable sources of energy for your 5th graders. In it, learners list a number of natural resources on the board, then try to sort the resources into appropriate categories. This helps them to...
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Light Can Heat Too!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore absorption and reflection of light energy. In this solar energy activity, 3rd graders explore how light energy transfers to heat energy through the construction of a solar water heater. Students will discuss and...
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Floating Fishes: Fishing Expedition

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A referenced PowerPoint is not included, but this lesson can still make an impact with emerging environmentalists. After introducing them to the facts about overfishing, they experiment with a fishing simulation using colored beads and...
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Energy Sources and Use

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study renewable and non-renewable sources of energy. Using the internet and multiple websites, 4th graders research and compare alternative energy sources. They present their findings to the class.
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Corn Harvest

For Teachers K - 3rd
Pupils read Corn Belt Harvest and write sentences about corn's uses. They visit a cornfield and a grain elevator or have guest speakers come to class. They design posters about harvesting or processing corn into grain.
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Environmental Studies: The Power of Wind

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Investigate the prospect of wind as a renewable resource. Second and third graders make a pinwheel, answer critical thinking questions, and then attempt to use wind power to wind string. I would be more apt to use this lesson in a 1st or...
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Natural Resources: Can We Use Them Forever? Grade 2

For Teachers 2nd
Bright colors and animation are great ways to attract a young students attention. Students are introduced to the concepts of renewable and non-renewable resources as they pose the question, will our resources be around forever? This...
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Attributes of Renewable Energy: From Nanopossibilities to Solar Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore solar energy, why we use it and how we use it.  In this renewable energy lesson students compare active and solar techniques.
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Comparing Different Energy Resources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the advantages and disadvantages of the different sources of energy.  For this energy lesson students complete an experiment and worksheet.
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Energy in a Clean Environment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners identify and describe the different types of energy and how it is transferred.  For this energy lesson students complete several activities including how to calculate joules, adding up wattage, and create a presentation on...