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ATEEC provides information and links to 2-year and 4-year colleges and high schools that offer environmental and energy technology programs, and 100+ program descriptions. Search the map of programs in energy and environmental technology, or download a .pdf of the full listing of each that includes...
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This resource kit is provided by Unesco and is designed to aid in teaching scientific and technological literacy. "Scientific and technological literacy is about understanding and applying concepts, process skills, attitudes, and values which enable a person to relate science and technology to the...
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This web site provides renewable energy activities and projects. The site is divided into the following sections: Home, Getting Started, Projects, References, Half Program, Experimental, and Site Map. Project topics include Conservation, Solar Thermal, Solar Electric, Bio Fuels, Solar Cooking, and...
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This 40-page consultant report from the California Energy Commission provides tools and guidelines for installers ensure that residential photovoltaic power systems are properly specified and installed, resulting in a system that operates to its design potential. This document sets out key criteria...
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This website has 22 lesson plans in alternative energy developed by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. The lesson plans include the following topics: the photoelectric effect, efficiency of energy conversion, the photoelectric effect in photocells, chemical consequences of...
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This website has 15 lesson plans in solar energy developed by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. The lesson plans include the following topics: solar cell inquiry, sunshine timer, parts of a solar panel I, parts of a solar panel II, build a simple ammeter, solar-powered...
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This lesson and lab activity was created by Dan Delorme and introduces students to the history and theory of photovoltaic (PV) cells. A laboratory investigation follows the lesson and asks students to use PV cells to power operating circuits that will be constructed in order to perform simple tasks....
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This lesson is adapted from PSU's GREATT lesson, Solar Power: The History, Chemistry, and Application of Photovoltaics. In this Maximum Power Point lesson, "students will investigate how to optimize the power output of a photovoltaic cell using a home-made gnomon stand. Data collected from students'...
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This video is a tank and engine animation of the BMW Hydrogen 7 car. The video is 3 minutes and 18 seconds in length.
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This is the homepage for the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project that offers energy information and programs for teachers and students. "Since its founding, NEED has kept its Kids Teaching Kids philosophy as a fundamental principle of NEED programming - encouraging students to...
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