renewable energy

Daily News Lesson: Will offshore wind energy drive renewable energy push?

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Discuss promise and obstacles with renewable energy sources Continue reading

“Invention Education” lesson series where students are the inventors

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Learn how inventions are solving problems around the world and then have students design their own inventions that help their communities. Continue reading

Classroom Resource: Is the recent wave of severe weather across the U.S. a harbinger for climate change?

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Discuss the extreme winter weather this week and how it might be linked to climate change Continue reading

Lesson plan: Solar invention makes safety and production levels shine

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Hit the lights, please! In this lesson, students will learn about emerging technologies that are bringing new light sources to remote, poor areas of the world. Students will then invent their own light source using the steps of the invention process and share it via social media using #PBSInvention. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Is solar power the future of energy?

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In this lesson, students will watch the PBS NewsHour video, “Rethinking the utility company as solar power heats up” and learn how companies — faced with greater demand and the effects of climate change — are inventing newer, greener ways for humans to get power. Continue reading

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