Alternative Energy

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Alternative Energy

Students apply STEM concepts as they explore the fundamentals and viability of alternative energy sources.

Project-based activities include:

Activity: NREL Video & Internet Research
Pre-task Activity: Internet Research - Electric Motors
Activity: Generating Electricity from the Wind
Activity: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car
Activity: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car - Sun & Wind
(Bonus) Activity: The Cost of Driving
Activity: Narrative Writing & Checkpoint Test
Activity: Solar Panels
Activity: Design Brief
(Bonus) Activity: Internet Research - Nuclear Energy
(Bonus) Activity: Internet Research - Exploring Switchgrass
Activity: Argumentative Writing, Career Research & Planning, and Checkpoint Test

LAB

College & Career Ready Labs

GRADES

Recommended 6 to 9

CURRICULUM HOURS

10

CAREER CLUSTERS

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, STEM

FEATURES

• Project-Based Learning
• Career Ready Practices
• Reading and Writing in Context
• Customizable Content

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