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View Resource Biofuel Utilization

These three activities introduce students to biofuel utilization and will help students understand that using biomass for energy production is much more than just burning wood. There is also material...

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/biomass/pdfs/biofuel_utilization...
View Resource Biofuels: "Grow" Your Own Fuel

Oregon State University (OSU) has received four TAF grants since 2003. The following lesson plan represent the culmination of efforts by Sujaya Rao and her OSU colleagues to improve science...

http://www.toshiba.com/taf/common/docs/Biofuels.pdf
View Resource Building the Basic PVC Wind Turbine

This plan shows how to make a rugged and inexpensive classroom wind turbine that can be used for lab bench-based blade design experiments. While a few specialized parts are needed (a hub and DC...

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/education/pdfs/wind_basicpvcwind...
View Resource Cell Wall Recipe: A Lesson on Biofuels

Students will investigate how changes in the DNA sequence that codes for cell wall formation can have a favorable outcome in producing plants that have higher levels of cellulose than the parent...

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/education/lessonplans/plans.aspx...
View Resource Clean Energy Workforce Training Capacity Building

The Clean Energy Workforce Training Capacity Building grants are intended to prepare the Commonwealth?s training providers to meet the workforce needs of the clean energy sector. Grants were a...

http://www.commcorp.org/areas/program.cfm?ID=72&p=30
View Resource Clean Energy Workforce Training Capacity Building Curricula

Lesson plans, certificates and training programs designed to train a clean energy workforce. (Audience: high school and college students, at-risk youth and low-income populations, building and trade...

http://www.masscec.com/content/clean-energy-workforce-traini...
View Resource Computer-Based Energy Projects

These four activities give students the opportunity to use the Internet as a research and learning tool.

http://www.ekcsk12.org/faculty/prader/basics_computerenergyp...
View Resource Draft-O-Meter

Students will learn an easy technique to measure the presence of drafts in their homes and classrooms.

http://ase.org/resources/draft-o-meter
View Resource Educational Resources For Homeowners

Grid-tied PV FAQ (pdf) Solar Hot Water FAQ (pdf) Passive Solar Guidelines FAQ (pdf) Passive Solar Primer Passive Solar Guidelines in detail Financial Incentives for Renewable Energy...

http://www.nmsea.org/Education/Homeowners/index.php
View Resource Energy & Science Lesson Plans

This list is in no way "complete." It is s snapshot of some of the resources and lesson plans currently available on the Internet (and a couple of books) that deal with energy and science education....

http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/teachers_resources/lesson_plan...
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