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114 reviewed resources for power grid

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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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The Grid

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Upper graders form a "Presidential Task Force," and attempt to make recommendations concerning the future of the national power grid. After a teacher-led discussion which proves that our nation's energy consumption will soon outpace our...
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Who's Got Your Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners 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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Renewable Energy: Powered by Poop

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
A single cow produces more than 100 pounds of manure every day. Meet a farmer using cow manure to provide energy to his farm, electric car, and the larger electric grid. He explains the process and benefits of the renewable energy source.
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Renewables Workshop

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Youngsters examine resource maps to find out which states are using solar and wind power and discuss as a class various other renewable energy sources. They use a provided data table to record pros and cons to each technology, build and...
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Lesson 7: Smart Grids

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Energy conservation is a hot topic these days; introduce your kids to the Smart Grid solution through a video clip and several interactive online tools. They discuss areas of household energy consumption, examining a pie chart...
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Reliability Check of Power Grid

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars complete a simulation on power grid reliability check. In this physics instructional activity, students discuss the consequences of power grid failures. They complete a simulation worksheet.
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Siting Wind Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Student study how solar heating generates wind and how wind can be harnessed to be used to generate electricity. They analyze wind power curves and visit a wind generated power plant. Also, they watch a number of computer based videos...
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Exploiting the Connection to Trigonometry 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The class checks to see if the formula for finding powers of a complex number works to find the roots too.  Pupils review the previous day's work and graph on the polar grid. The discussion leads the class to think about how to reverse...
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Power Blackout Assessment

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss the importance of power grids in power generation. In this physics lesson, students explain the impact of power failure. They investigate the power blackout in 2003 and discuss their findings.
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Eclipse Over America | Coronal Mass Ejections from the Sun

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The sun's corona, rarely seen from Earth, takes up massive amounts of space many times the size of our planet. Viewers discuss and view how scientists study the corona of the sun. They observe the impact of coronal mass ejections on...
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Siting Wind Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze a variety of curves that describe the power extracted from the wind by a variety of commercially produced wind turbines. They utilize site specific topographic maps and political boundary data to evaluate and make...
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Siting Wind Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine how wind is generated by the solar heating of the earth.  In this wind power lesson students analyze a wind power curve. 
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Introducing Powers and Models

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students construct two dimensional models to illustrate squared numbers. In this geometry lesson, students use graph paper and an x/y axis to build squares exponentially. Students identify powers and relationships between various figures...
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Transformers and the National Grid

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Understand the science behind the path electricity takes to our homes. The video shows how the role of transformers is important to the efficiency of the system. 
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Powerful Amp - Mulitplication Facts

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this multiplication fact worksheet, students fill in a 12 x 12 grid with products. They fill in the grid that is embedded in a picture of an amplifier.
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Off the Grid

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine the advantages and disadvantages of renewable and non renewable energy sources.  In this engineering lesson students explain what it means for a house to be "off the grid".
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Power Crisis in California

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read an online CNNfyi.com article related to the energy crisis in California. They calculate the monthly cost of running household appliances. They develop a list of alternative methods of energy sources.
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Howdy Neighbor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers role play a power grid set up to show how increased load affects the grid. In this physics lesson, students explain the importance of electricity in their daily lives. They identify the key components of the power grid.
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Introduction to Electricity

For Students 6th - 10th
In this electricity worksheet, students complete a word search, identify correct spelling of 16 vocabulary words, and complete 6 word puzzles about electricity.
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My Antonia: Magic Squares (Vocabulary Strategy)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Help your pupils discover the power of context clues by teaching the this vocabulary strategy. Designed to go with words from Willa Cather's My Antonia, this exercise focuses on having individuals use their own words to define new...
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Line 'Em Up!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students find coordinate points on a grid and create a line graph with those points. This lesson should ideally be used during a unit on various types of graphs. They make and use coordinate systems to specify locations and to describe...
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Reinventing Time

For Students 10th - 12th
New ReviewTake a trip through time. A lesson resource provides instruction on the origin of current measurements for time. The text explains the different tools humans used throughout history to measure time as well as provides examples such as...
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Introduction to Decimals

For Teachers 5th Standards
Three activities make up an introductory instructional activity designed to create a strong foundation in comparing fractions to decimals and exploring and building decimal models. Pupils brainstorm and complete a Venn diagram to show...