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July 17, 2014
Alternative Fuels Used in Transportation (5 Activities)

Gasoline is the most commonly used fuel for transportation; however, there are multiple alternative fuels that are making their way to the market. These alternative fuels include propane, natural gas, electric hybrids, hydrogen fuel cells, and bio-diesel. Students will probably have heard of some of these alternative fuels, but they may not understand how and why they are better then ordinary gasoline.

July 16, 2014
Energy From the Sun (10 activities)

Hands-on explorations to teach intermediate students the scientific concepts of solar energy.

July 16, 2014
The Sun and Its Energy (11 activities)

Hands-on investigations and explorations to introduce primary students to the basic concepts of solar energy.

July 16, 2014
Wonders of the Sun (8 activities)

Hands-on explorations that introduce scientific concepts of solar energy to elementary students.

July 16, 2014
Many fields of study can lead to a career in the bioenergy industry.
Educated and Equipped: Jump-Start Your Career in the Bioenergy Industry

Are you a recent college graduate looking to jump-start your career? Whether you majored in engineering or English, science or political science, business or biology, there are numerous opportunities to use your skills and education in the emerging bioenergy industry.

July 15, 2014
Water and Energy (18 activities)

An inquiry-based curriculum that introduces students to the properties of water and using water as an energy source with the following activities

July 15, 2014
Wonders of Water (14 activities)

An inquiry-based curriculum that introduces scientific concepts of electricity, water, and hydropower to elementary students with the following activities

July 15, 2014
Exploring Wind Energy (12 activities)

Hands-on activities that provide a comprehensive understanding of the scientific, economic, environmental, technological, and societal aspects of wind energy to secondary students

July 15, 2014
Energy of Moving Water (11 Activities)

An inquiry-based unit that provides a comprehensive understanding of hydropower and electricity for intermediate students with the following activities

July 15, 2014
Energy Expos

Students work in groups to create hands-on exhibits about the energy sources that power the nation, ways to save energy at home and school, and conventional and alternative transportation fuels.