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Primary Energy Sources Pros and Cons

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the different types of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. In this earth science lesson, students discuss the pros and cons of each type. They conduct a variety of experiments on renewable energy.
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Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Energy Resources

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Is one type of energy inherently good or bad? Young scientists explore energy resources in a week-long unit. After extensive research, groups create powerful position statements and presentations supporting their energy resource of choice.
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An Energy Mix: Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What did the windmill say about renewable energy? I'm a BIG fan! Lesson three in the series of 12 has classes discuss potential and kinetic energy and then, in pairs, they complete a web quest over the different types of energy...
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Sources of Energy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Seven slides simplify sources of energy for your upper elementary science superstars. This concise presentation defines energy, lists forms of energy, and then compares renewable to nonrenewable sources. Have viewers take notes, and then...
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Sun Power

For Students 6th - 12th
In this energy worksheet, students study an illustration to identify 4 renewable and 4 nonrenewable sources of energy. This worksheet has 9 short answer questions.
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Welcome to Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
These Jeopardy-style presentations are usually a hit with pupils. This one is all about energy. The categories are energy terms, renewable energy, nonrenewable energy, and types of energy. The questions are challenging! This would be a...
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Non-Renewable Energy Resources

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
After brainstorming on our use of electricity, elementary energizers participate in a simulation where each student represents a city, utility provider, or fuel company. Tokens are used to purchase electrical energy, and as more is used,...
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Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources

For Teachers 6th Standards
Did you know there are at least 12 different energy sources? Scholars apply their knowledge about the different types of energy as they sort energy sources by renewable and nonrenewable. Then they pick one from each section to explain in...
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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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Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy

For Teachers 2nd - 10th Standards
Energize an environmental science unit on natural resources with this collection of instructional materials. From simple coloring sheets for primary grade children, to guiding questions for a high school research report, a wide variety...
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20 Questions Energy Sources Scavenger Hunt for Energy Kids

For Students 5th - 6th
In these scavenger hunt worksheets, students go to the 'Energy Facts' section of the Energy Information Administration Kids' Page web site. Students read through the different energy forms for renewable and nonrenewable energy. Students...
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Energy Conservation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate energy conservation.  In this energy conservation and analyzing data lesson, students identify and explain several energy sources and research renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. Students use statistics form...
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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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US Energy Geography

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The maps display the statistics for energy consumption and power production, state by state. They are tremendous visual aids for your natural resources unit. Consider having your class compare energy consumption versus production, or...
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Solar Energy

For Teachers 6th Standards
The solar energy industry in the United States added more jobs in 2015 than the oil and gas extraction and pipeline industries combined. With the field growing so rapidly, it's essential to understand what solar energy is and how it...
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Comparing Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy Sources

For Students 5th - 8th
In this energy worksheet, students will complete a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting fossil fuels and renewable energy sources.
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Current Sources of Energy to Maintain a Sustainable Future

For Teachers 4th
In small groups, fourth graders identify different sources of renewable and non-renewable energy. They research the pros and cons of using each of these resources. They rank household appliances according to energy usage and efficiency....
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Cambridge Ideas - How Many Lightbulbs?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Humans have become addicted to fossil fuels. From pumping oil into our cars, to burning natural gas to heat our water, or using coal to create electricity that lights our homes, we are constantly relying on these nonrenewable resources....
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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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Renewable Energy Sources - Solar and Wind

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There has been a huge solar energy spill! Let's go outside to play in it. This lesson includes multiple experiments showcasing solar and wind energies. Scholars build a solar heater and an anemometer before testing the results. The...
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Engineering the Earth: Exploring Wind Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
The children in your class will likely be among the learners who invent creative ways to harness the earth's renewable energy resources. Encourage their critical thinking with a lesson about wind energy and creating wind turbines. Using...
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Preparation and Combustion of Biodiesel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States is the world's largest producer of biofuel. During an in-class investigation, young scientists produce their own biodiesel. They burn a sample of it to determine the heat of combustion. Then they discuss the results...
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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore different sources of energy. In this energy lesson, students investigate renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy. Young scholars discover the need for renewable energy sources and its impact on the environment.
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Renewable Energy Guide for Buildings

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Examine how people can create better efficiency in their homes by reducing their use of nonrenewable energy. They complete a lab activity on energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.