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Solar Cooking Race

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Study heat transfer with activities that focus on how heat energy works. Using a solar cooker, ice cubes, and heat transfer bracelets, kids experiment and record what they find by keeping ice cubes cold and vegetables hot.
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Why Aren't We Only Using Solar Power?

For Students 6th - 12th
Drive the clouds away from your day with this video. It thoroughly details how photovoltaics work and how clouds prevent us from relying solely on solar as an energy source. Unique knitted-object animation (bunnies, clouds, and all other...
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Solar Energy and Diversifying Energy Resources

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
As pupils progress through this lesson, it will dawn on them that the sun is an amazing source of renewable energy. They examine a case study of a place where it wasn't welcomed, and then conduct research to decide their own positions on...
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Solar Heating in the Himalayas

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A fascinating lesson on how solar power is utilized by people who live in the Himalayas is here for you. In it, learners perform a case study which will help them understand that solar energy is a renewable resource, that geography...
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Solar-Powered Prints

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Combine art and science with this fabulous lesson plan where your class will create solar-powered artwork! They will create a cyanotype, using photo-sensitive paper, sun, and water. A list of necessary materials is provided.
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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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Producing Energy From Fossil Fuels and Renewable Sources

For Teachers 6th - 12th
All types of energy are presented here, with neat pictures and labels to illustrate the technology typically used. Ways of harnessing the energy most efficiently are discussed, and good examples provide starters for further research....
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Be "Sun-sible" about Heating Water

For Teachers K - 4th
Students create a solar water heater. In this solar energy instructional activity, students conduct an experiment to determine which colors absorb more radiant heat. Students investigate the relationship of heat loss to insulation....
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Solar Kit Lesson #13 - Solarize a Toy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Physical science or technology classes will be invigorated by this challenge: to convert a toy, game, or other device to run on solar power. In doing so, they will design the appropriate solar arrays. This is an A+ lesson, complete with...
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Crafting Models of Efficiency

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students build and compare models of both an energy inefficient and efficient classroom. In this energy efficiency lesson, students creatively use recycled materials to build two separate classroom models. They factor in concepts such as...
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Renewable Energy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Renewable and non-renewable energy sources are the focus of a series of activities that prepare learners for a performance task assessment on energy. Groups identify the various sources of energy and classify these sources as either...
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Rechargeable Batteries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how rechargeable batteries work by conducting a series of experiments. In this physics lesson plan, students discuss the benefits of using rechargeable batteries over disposable ones. They build their own battery charger...
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Methods of Power- Solar, Hydrogen, and Electric

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Learners examine solar, hydrogen, electric power. In this research based lesson, students will do simple investigations, view videos, discuss, and research how these three types of energy are used for power. They illustrate a...
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Night Golf Classroom Guide

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners read the story "Night Golf" and respond to questions that enhance their comprehension of the book's message.  In this reading lesson plan, students participate in a literature circle to explore reading passages. Learners ...
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The Solar System: Go Green with the Sun!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders learn how to use solar power.  In this sun, technology and energy lesson, 3rd graders learn how the solar power from the sun can give off energy, learn about solar panels, discuss their uses and benefits, and design a solar...
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Solar Racing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars design and build solar-powered cars. In this renewable energy lesson, students view websites showing a Department of Energy contest and solar-powered car design guidelines. They work in teams to design and build prototypes...
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How Heat Affects Things

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First graders examine the power of the Sun. For this solar power lesson, 1st graders listen to a nonfiction book regarding the Sun and then conduct an experiment which requires them compare chocolate left in the shade and chocolate left...
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Fossil Fuels (III), The Geology of Coal: Interpreting Geologic History

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars hypothesize about why various samples of coal have different characteristics. Pupils use information that they found during Internet searches to ascertain the validity of their hypotheses and verify the "story" of coal. ...
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Solar Kit Lesson #13 Solarize a Toy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars work in teams they select a low-power toy, game, or electrical deive to "solarize," or convert to solar power. They determine the operating voltage of their chosen device and design a solar array to provide this level of...
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Solar Racing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars design and construct a solar-powered model car. They watch a PowerPoint presentation, construct the car in small groups, and participate in a car race.
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Solar Power

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create their own solar panel. They use this experiment to see how the sun can be used as a form of energy.
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Energy From Space: The Next Frontier

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate ideas for getting energy from space. In this space-based power lesson, students read articles about ideas for alternatives to fossil fuels. Students define and give examples of vocabulary words. Students answer...
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Energetic Atoms - Active & Spaced Out

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars discover the power of the sun through an outdoor experiment.  In this solar power lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation on atoms before they complete an atom worksheet.  Young scholars utilize a solar bag to...
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Solar Box Cooker

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore solar power. In this solar power lesson, students build simple solar cookers after they study convection, conduction, and radiation. Students transfer their knowledge of how the solar cooker works to climate changes on...