Are You An Energy Efficient Consumer?
This activity engages students in learning about ways to become energy efficient consumers. Students examine how different countries and regions around the world use energy over time, as reflected in ...
Turning Waste Into Energy
This video discusses how methane digesters turn waste from dairy cows, food waste, and other organic matter into usable gases and other fuels.
Energy Security: But Not Independence
This video is a segment from the Switch Energy Project focusing on energy security. Switch Energy Project is a multi-pronged effort designed to build a balanced national understanding of energy.
Electric Car: American Industry and Innovation
This video is essentially an infomercial about electric cars - components, challenges, benefits - narrated by Antonio Neves of the.News and featuring various members of the auto industry.
Oil: The Economic Gas Pedal
This introductory video addresses key points as well as pros and cons of oil as an energy source for transportation.
Fracking: How dirty a word?
This video is one of a series from the Switch Energy project. It presents pros and cons of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. In this video, new fracking technologies are presented as more ...
Energy 101: Home Energy Assessment
This video explains what is involved in conducting a home energy audit. Such an audit evaluates how much energy you use in your house and suggests the most cost-effective measures you can take to ...
Great Energy Debate
This is a debate-style learning activity in which student teams learn about energy sources and are then assigned to represent the different energy sources. Working cooperatively, students develop ...