Virtual Power Plant Tour

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Link to Resource: http://energyclassroom.com/energy-classroom/virtual-power-plant-tour/
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:We can learn where the electricity that we use every day is made. See the whole process up close, from coal to current. After taking the tour, you can enjoy the Interactive Power Puzzle. The Worksheets are designed for in-class practice and reinforcement of key concepts.
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; coal; elementary school; energy; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school
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