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Solar Car Series: During what part of the day can t most Sun power be collected?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars participate in an outdoor activity in which they make direct but safe observations of the Sun. Students use a solar cell and voltmeter apparatus to collect data on the amount of DC voltage produced by the solar cell...
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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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TE Lesson: Renewable Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine renewable energy sources such as solar, water, and wind. They experiment to determine how renewable energy is transformed into electricity. They investigate the role of engineers who work in the field of renewable energy.
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Energy Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners conduct a variety of experiments related to solar energy, heating, cooling, gravity, physical insulation and wind. They consider how the experiments relate to energy and the consumption of energy and then participate in a class...
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Fueling the Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Future mechanical engineers and automotive technicians read about various solutions to using gasoline in cars. Included are electric, fuel-cell-powered, and hybrid vehicles.
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Let's Make a Solar Car

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students transform a car that they have built out of K'NEX into a solar car. Students add one or two solar cells to the car to power a DC motor then connect the motor to the car and come up with a method to drive the car. This is the...
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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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Clean, Green Power

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore and discuss alternative energy sources, and identify disadvantages of current fossil fuels.
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Alternative Energy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars discover types of energy. In this physics lesson, students discuss ways to power a car a design a model car kit with an alternative form of energy.
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Batteries and Emerging Technology

For Students 9th - 12th
In this batteries worksheet, students read about how batteries work and the types of batteries. They answer three critical thinking questions about batteries and their use as alternate-fuel sources.
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Energy Is Everywhere

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils determine the difference between renewable and non-renewable resources and identify the different forms of energy. They discuss life without energy and where energy comes from before reading an article about the different sources...
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A Tall Ship and a Star to Steer Her By

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars create a water transportation device powered by wind. In this wind power lesson, students research transportation concepts after reading the poem "Sea Fever" by John Masefield. Young scholars design the fastest sailboat...
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Environment: Renewable Energy Sources

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students, in groups, conduct Internet research on various renewable energy sources. The groups create several multimedia slides for inclusion in a class presentation. Topics covered include solar, nuclear, and geothermal power.
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Buying Bananas, Assessment Version

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Practice with unit rates, proportions, and ratios when Carlos purchases an amount of bananas. Learners must interpret a graph to decide whether points on the same line represent similar proportional relationships. Use with lesson plans...
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Absolute Possessive Pronouns

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Pronouns are meant to replace nouns in a sentence, but don't replace this resource so easily! A collection of worksheets challenges young grammarians with fill-in-the-blanks, word searches, and sentence diagramming.
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Robot Races

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Analyze data on a graph to answer three questions after a robot race. Learners practice comparing ratios and reading points on a graph. Answers may vary on the last question based on accuracy of graphing. Use the lesson along with three...
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Momentum

For Students 9th - 12th
In this momentum worksheet, learners review the equations for finding momentum using the mass and speed. They solve eighteen problems using the equation for momentum to find the unknown.
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Environmental Problems and Solutions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In this environmental problems and solutions worksheet, students are given a list of 25 environmental problems. They match them with a given solution and paste the matching pairs to a piece of construction paper.
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Energy Alternatives Explorations

For Students 6th - 8th
For this energy alternatives explorations worksheet, students explore alternative energy sources by using the linked web resources to answer 8 questions about different resources and identify the ones that would work in their community.
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Environmental Issues

For Students 8th - 10th
In this environmental issues learning exercise, students are given 10 current topics that are problems in our environment today. They complete sentences about each topic by filling in the blanks with the appropriate terms. Some of the...
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Energy Crisis and Energy Alternatives

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this energy crisis and energy alternatives worksheet, students fill in the blanks of sentences when given terms related to the environment, the energy crisis, renewable resources and non-renewable resources.
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Vocabulary Meanings #10

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this vocabulary meanings worksheet, students determine meanings to complete the sentences using context clue and words from a word bank. Students complete twelve sentences.
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Battery Charger

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain how battery chargers work. In this physics lesson, students discuss the two main ways that vehicles get charged. They build their own battery charger.
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Energy Alternatives and Conservation

For Students 7th - 8th
In this energy alternatives and conservation worksheet, students research the topic, answer 3 questions, then complete a 4 step plan to create a print or digital project.  This page has numerous links to web resources.