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    Stabilization Wedges Game

    This is a team-based activity that teaches students about the scale of the greenhouse gas problem and the technologies that already exist which can dramatically reduce carbon emissions. Students ...

    Solar Power Basics

    This introductory video summarizes the process of generating solar electricity from photovoltaic and concentrating (thermal) solar power technologies.

    Selecting Sites for Renewable Energy Projects

    In this activity, students use Google Earth to investigate a variety of renewable energy sources and select sites within the United States that would be appropriate for projects based on those ...

    Power Source

    In this short activity, students or groups are tasked to make concept sketches that track the source of electrical power as far back as they can conceive. The concept sketches reveal students

    Energy 101: Solar Photovoltaic (PV)

    This video, from the US Department of Energy, shows the basics of how a PV panel converts light radiated from the sun into usable power, whether on the electric grid or off, and without emissions or ...

    Solar Water Heater

    Student teams design and build solar water heating devices that mimic those used in residences to capture energy in the form of solar radiation and convert it to thermal energy. In this activity, ...

    Cooking with Sol

    This activity from the Department of Energy provides background information about solar ovens and instructions on building a simple model solar cooker.

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