renewable energy

Five lesson plans teaching the power of invention

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Are you looking for lesson plans focusing on scientific innovation and invention? Click on the five PBS NewsHour lessons below to explore inventions that are battling invasive species, finding untapped renewable energy and more. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How innovation in renewable energy protects the environment

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In this PBS NewsHour lesson, students will explore inventions that harness the power of water to make electricity. Students will then sketch, model or build an invention that uses renewable energy and helps protect the environment. 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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