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Refined By: Agricultural and Environmental Technologies -- Energy technologies

How I Home-Built an Electricity Producing Wind Turbine

This website includes step-by-step instructions on how to build a wind turbine with parts users may purchase at harware stores. The website includes photographs and text which illustrate how to build the wind turbine.

http://www.mdpub.com/Wind_Turbine/index.html
Solar Battery and Charge Controller

Description: This lesson, provided by the Center for Renewable Energy Advanced Technological Education Resource Center (CREATE), is an activity that provides an introduction to deep cycle batteries and charge controllers. During the activity students will: Predict, measure, and explain electric potential (volts) and current (amps) in a variety of dynamic settings. Understand the...

Making A Mark in Engineering and Energy Technologies

The ATETV project delivers web-based videos to connect students to careers in advanced technology. In this episode of ATETV, electrical engineering, emerging energy technologies and fuel cell technologies are discussed. Such ATE technical programs, available at community colleges, offer students a strong technical skill set and hands-on experience. Skilled technicians are in demand in...

https://www.atetv.org/video/ep-39-making-mark-engineering-en...
Creating a Safe, Secure Future

The ATETV project delivers web-based videos to connect students to careers in advanced technology. In this episode of ATETV, water treatment technology, information technology security and fuel cell technologies are discussed. These are all technologies that safeguard people’s lives- from drinking water to computer information to energy systems. Community colleges allow students to gain an...

https://www.atetv.org/video/ep-45-creating-safe-secure-futur...
Wind Energy Technology

Teachers' Domain presents this video as part of a series on advanced technological education. This video explains a wind energy technology program at a community college, including reasons why some students chose the program. Program coursework is described, which includes a blend of hands-on labs, lectures, and computer classes. Individuals working in the field must be comfortable with technical...

https://wisconsin.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ate10.sci.en...
A Grandfather Studies the Power of the Wind; Turning Salt Water into Drinking Water

The ATETV project delivers web-based videos to connect students to careers in advanced technology. This episode of ATETV follows a non-traditional adult student as he returns to school to study wind energy technology, and examines water treatment technology for desalination. The video can be viewed whole or in two segments: "A Grandfather Studies the Power of the Wind" and "Turning Salt Water into...

https://www.atetv.org/video/atetv-episode-18-a-grandfather-s...
Energy Audit Technology

Teachers' Domain presents this video on energy audit technology, adapted from ATETV. The video features students learning energy audit technology at Sinclair Community College. Students studying in this field learn how to measure energy use so that they can then help homeowners and others conserve energy and save money. This training includes learning to use technology to check the efficiency of...

https://wisconsin.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ate10.sci.en...
New Ways to Catch Rays

Teachers' Domain presents this interactive lesson with reading material and animations to explore the latest in solar technologies, including the thermal trough, mirrored dish, power tower, thin film, concentrated sunlight, solar paint, evacuated-tube collectors, and sun-grown biofuels. In an effort to develop and harness as much renewable energy as possible, scientists and engineers are working...

https://wisconsin.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ate10.sci.ph...
Inside a Solar Cell

Based on a NOVA Online lesson, Teachers' Domain presents this interactive activity that provides reading material and animations to help students learn the basics of photovoltaic cells, including how a solar cell converts solar energy into electricity and the components of the unit (silicon layers, metal backing, antireflective coating, and metal conductor strips). On the site, visitors will also...

https://wisconsin.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ate10.sci.ph...
Energy Education Resources

The Advanced Technology Environmental Energy Center provides a number of educational resources on energy topics. Resources include free downloadable energy materials, a list of energy technology programs and an interactive web forum.

https://ateec.org/ateec-downloads/by-topic/energy/
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