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Alternative Energy Resources - 54 Task Cards

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Alternative Energy Resources - 54 Task Cards

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Students explore various alternative energy resources to fossil fuels including:

-ocean energy
-ocean thermal energy conversion
-tidal energy
-wind energy and the functions of wind turbines
-hydroelectric energy
-solar energy
-biomass energy
-geothermal energy

Students also learn about concepts such as:

-how to identify the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy resources
-the carbon footprint
-greenhouse gas emissions
-how a generator produces electrical energy
-the ozone layer
-carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions
-terra-watt hours as a means to measure electricity
-how NASA uses solar energy
-where scientific words get their meanings from (Latin, German, Greek)
-the job of a electrobiologist
-how energy resources and geography are dependent on each other
-solar energy in schools
-how ocean energy is harvested (OTEC)

Science in History:

-Students learn about famous scientists and inventors such as Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse.
-the world's first tidal power station

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Alternative Energy Resources - 54 Task Cards
Alternative Energy Resources - 54 Task Cards
Alternative Energy Resources - 54 Task Cards
Alternative Energy Resources - 54 Task Cards