renewable energy

Lesson Plan: How inventions using water power can create renewable energy

Lesson Plan

Picture your nearest river or lake. How do people use it? Are you happy with the way it is treated and its relationship to your community? In some areas, sources of water are being used as enormous batteries to help supply power to thousands of homes, schools and businesses. This PBS NewsHour lesson will explore how to look at the movement of water in new ways. Continue reading

Student Reporting Labs STEM Lesson Plan: Solar Cars and S’mores

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In the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab video, “Man on a mission: Climate change vs. man-made automobile” students learn how solar powered cars can help reduce our carbon footprint. Continue reading

Colorado explores new, stinky source of alternative energy

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In Colorado, a growing industry relies on human and animal waste as a new source of renewable energy. Continue reading

Power Grid is Hurdle for Renewable Energy

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In California there is a battle between environmentalists and environmentalists over green energy. On one side are those working to get electricity from wind and…read more

California Pioneers Renewable Energy

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President Obama has made changing U.S. energy policy to rely more on renewable sources a top priority. In California, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is trying to…read more

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