Water Power and Renewable energy

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Link to Resource: https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/water-power-renewable-energy/water-power-renewable-energy/#.WedOomhSyUl
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Organization:PBS LearningMedia; PBS NewsHour
Publication Date:2017
Summary:Picture your nearest river or lake. How do people use it? Are you happy with the way it is treated, and its relationship to your community? In some areas, water sources are being used as enormous batteries to help supply power to thousands of homes, schools, and businesses. This PBS NewsHour lesson lets students explore inventions that use water power, and asks them to develop a business plan which incorporates renewable energy sources into their own communities.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 5; Big Idea 7
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:PS3.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:MS-PS3-5
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Engaging in argument from evidence
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; high school; lesson; middle school; renewable energy; water; water resources; water use
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