This Alternative Energy Resources poster is designed to aide students in understanding that energy can be created from the power of the wind, water, sun, earth, plants, and animal waste. The Texas TEK (5.7C) is listed within the poster inlcuding if the TEK is a Readiness or Supporting Standard.
Teaching Energy So it Clicks with Students - Ideas for lessons and activities to build student's understanding of the forms of energy. An outline of a 10-day unit plan including a daily lesson plan breakdown.
Imagine a world where non-renewable resources, such as coal and oil, are in short supply! What can we do now to prepare for this future event? In this JASON Digital Lab, you will create a new energy portfolio for a city. Research new sources of energy and take another look at renewable and inexhaustible sources that were once considered “alternative” such as sunlight and wind. If you can help your city move forward into the future, you’ll be featured on our competitive leaderboards!
The United States currently relies heavily on coal, oil, and natural gas for its energy. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve. In contrast, renewable energy resources are constantly replenished and will never run out. Here's a green energy infograph!