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48 resources with the keyterm fossil fuel

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Win that Bid! Selling Your Power Solution

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Power up! Class members research a type of power production using a great resource featuring a real-world problem. Groups select a type of power generation and pretend that they represent an engineering firm for their chosen power type....
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Energy and Conservation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Touching upon energy sources and the causes of pollution, this PowerPoint could be expanded. For example, it describes the greehnouse effect and the problems associated with global warming, but does not indicate that the greenhouse...
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Renewable Energy Sentences

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students construct sentences using nouns and verbs from a "renewable energy" word bank. In this cross curriculum ecology and sentence structure grammar and mechanics instructional activity, students listen to the book Our Earth: Clean...
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Climate Change & Coral Activities

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars study how the ocean stabilizes our planet's climates and how global warming is becoming a threat to this fine balance.  For this climate change lesson, students identify that fossil fuel emissions are responsible for...
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Illuminating Climate Change: Connecting Lighting and Global Warming

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze energy usage and connect energy usage to fossil fuel consumption. In this global warming and pollution lesson, students what fuels are used to generate electricity and how much CO2 each fuel produces, then graph the...
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Paying to Use A Scarce Resource: Carbon and Sulfur Taxes

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Paying to Use a Scarce Resource worksheet, students read background information, analyze a graph, make predictions about the impact of variables and answer questions.
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Avoiding Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Burning Fossil Fuels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students calculate stoichiometrically the amount of carbon dioxide that would be emitted from burning a mole of varios alkanes that comprise fossile fuels. If the energy released from burning a mole of these alkanes is known, then the...
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Renewable Energy and

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify and explore renewable energy options and then research, develop and install a renewable energy system in their school or community. Students identify the use of renewable energy sources in the north, demonstrate their...
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Pollution and Lung Health

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students study how lungs and a diaphragm work to make them breathe.  In this pollution lesson students build a lung model and learn three things they can do to protect themselves from the effects of fossil fuels. 
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ENERGY, Design Competition: Energy Systems of the Future!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars examine energy, where it comes from and the different fuels that are used.  In this energy lesson students design an energy infrastructure using a renewable energy source. 
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Energy Source Web Quest

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners research an energy source and create a Power Point presentation to share with the class. In this energy sources lesson, students are assigned an energy source to research. They use the Internet to research the source and create...
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Climate Chaos: How Energy Efficient is our School?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students increase understanding of the use of fossil fuel. In this climate change lesson, students examine the uses of fossil fuel in their school. Students complete a survey on the use of fossil fuel.
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Reading Comprehension: Where Does Oil Come From?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reading worksheet, students read six paragraphs about where oil comes from, how it forms, and how it is used. They answer three short answer questions about the reading.
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Math Problem #1: Exhausting Fossil Fuel Resources

For Students 10th - 12th
In this fossil fuel worksheet, students graph fossil fuel consumption from given information. Afterward, they estimate the annual rate of petroleum consumption and predict future consumption figures. In this one-page worksheet, there are...
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Power Up with Nature

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this earth science worksheet, students read the chart provided to find out other ways they can get energy from nature. Then they follow the directions and respond to each short answer question that follow.
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The Great Energy Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the controversial issues surrounding the energy debate in Canada. They research recent initiatives being taken in this area and analyze their implication. Students then assume the roles of pivotal stakeholders in this...
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Biomes: Extreme Climate

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a web connecting global warming, the Arctic, and wold climate. They write a paragraph explaining the role of the Arctic in world climate.
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What's down there?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
students analyze how oil is formed and where in the Earth we find it. Students take a core sample to look for oil in a model of the Earth. They analyze their sample and make an informed decision as to whether or not they should "drill...
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Harvesting Oil from the Earth

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research sources of fossil fuels especially oil while determining how scientists take core samples from an Earth model. They look at oil consumption and production in the US and throughout the world.
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Energy in Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explain the importance of energy in our lives. In this physics lesson, students discuss the law of conservation of energy. They assess the pros and cons of using fossil fuels.
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Methods of Power-Fossil Fuel and Ethanol

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research the advantages and disadvantages of using ethanol. In this environmental science class, students assess the importance of fossil fuels in our daily lives. They recommend ways to lessen their harmful effects.
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Fossil Fuel and the Ticking Clock

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students study energy sources to learn about fossil fuels and environmental concerns. In this energy sources lesson, students watch demonstrations for various energy examples. Students find hidden pennies, make a bar graph on their data,...
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Climate Chaos: Can We Produce Less Carbon Dioxide?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners brainstorm ways to reduce the use of fossil fuel. In this environmental lesson, students are asked to think of ways that will reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and thereby the contribution to climate change. The list is written...
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Do Bioplastics Have the Same Properties as Synthetic?

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students use a 250 mL beaker of L-lactic acid and place it on a hot plate and prepare a plastic. They take a sample of polystyrene. Observe and record physical properties of the plastic such as color, transparency, thickness. Record...