The American Coal Foundation (ACF) provides students and teachers with educational materials related to coal. The ACF offers free lesson plans to help educators teach about energy. In addition, the ACF shares information about energy conservation, coal mining, and much more.
Armed with utility bills (or conversations with relatives) and information from utility and government websites, students trace the sources of their electricity, heating and cooling, and other components of their energy use. Data on energy sources from different states and countries (represented by the students’ households-of-origin) form the basis for discussions about energy sources, including their environmental, societal and economic advantages and disadvantages.
This report discusses “green” programs and the higher profile they have gained since the 110th Congress. “Green” programs are those designed to create an environmentally friendly work environment and conserve energy. This report discusses initiatives and policy options that would improve the “greening” process on Capitol Hill.
A city government office of sustainability addresses social equity, environment, and economic issues, includes a 53-page plan outlines practices, policies, and resources committed to reduce environmental impacts.
Each activity follows a format developed by the National Center for the Improvement of Science
Education. The model is based on the “Immersion Approach” where teachers actually complete research
projects in a laboratory setting. Once teachers have experienced “real life” laboratory research, they are more
familiar with how they solve scientific problems. The Teaching-Learning Model is the result of these lab
This Law is formulated in order to promote energy conservation by all sectors of society, increase energy efficiency to benefit economic development, protect the environment, ensure national economic and social development, and meet the people’s needs in everyday life.
EERL's mission is to be the best possible online collection of environmental and energy sustainability resources for community college educators and for their students. The resources are also available for practitioners and the public.
EERL & ATEEC
EERL is a product of a community college-based National Science Foundation Center, the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), and its partners.
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