Clean Energy Planet

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Link to Resource: http://energyclassroom.com/energy-classroom/clean-energy-planet/
Resource Type:Teaching Media; Virtual Field Trips
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:Xcel Energy
Summary:"More people are using energy every day, and there are fewer resources to go around. We need to make the energy sources that we have last, and get more energy from sources that never run out. Scientists and engineers are working hard on many ideas for clean energy! How can power plants be cleaner and more efficient? How does a wind farm work? What does a solar power plant look like? Discover ways architects and builders help save energy when they """"think green."""" How can you help? Find out here!"
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 7
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.A
NGSS Performance Expectations:4-ESS3-1; HS-ESS3-1; HS-ESS3-2; K-ESS3-1; MS-ESS3-1
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Engaging in argument from evidence; Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; climate change; coal; elementary school; energy; environment; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; natural gas; natural resources; oil and gas; pollution; renewable energy; solar; wind power
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