renewable energy

Lesson plan: 5 engaging lessons celebrating invention and innovation

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Are you looking for lesson plans focusing on scientific innovation and invention? Click on the images below to explore lessons on inventions that are battling…read more

Lesson Plan: How inventions that use renewable energy help protect the environment

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Picture your nearest river or lake. How do people use it? This PBS NewsHour lesson lets students explore inventions that use the power of water and asks them to develop a business plan which incorporates a renewable energy source for the communities in which they live. 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

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