9-12 Science: Earth & Environmental

Lesson : Renewable Energy

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In this lesson, students are introduced to the five types of renewable energy resources by engaging in various activities to help them understand the transformation of energy (solar, water and wind) into electricity. Students explore the different roles engineers who work in renewable energy fields have in creating a sustainable environment – an environment that contributes to greater health, happiness and safety.

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Will There Be Enough Fresh Water?

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The High-Adventure Science Water module has five activities. In this module students will consider the question: will there be enough fresh water? In this guided activity, they will explore the distribution and uses of fresh water on Earth, explore models of porosity and permeability, run experiments with computational models, and hear from a hydrologist working on the same question. By the end of the module, students will be able to explain how humans can preserve supplies of fresh water for the future.

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Author: High-Adventure Science