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Solar Schools

This resource provides an overview and access to a number of learning resources and their curriculum links meant for different school levels. The idea is to utilise technology readily accepted by students today to stimulate interest in energy education through the use of the real time data in classroom analysis.

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National Energy Education Development Program

The mission of the NEED Project is to promote an energy conscious and educated society by creating effective networks of students, educators, business, government and community leaders to design and deliver objective, multi-sided energy education programs. This resource has a huge database of renewable energy curriculum for classroom lessons ranging from primary to secondary level.

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The Windy Classroom Wind Energy Curriculum

The windy classroom is a curriculum designed by the Laurentian Environmental Center. It is available for free and can be downloaded from this website. Topics included in this document include: 1) Introduction to energy; 2) Understanding electrical energy; 3) Electrical energy sources; 4) Winds of change; 5) Today's turbines; 6) Prospecting for wind; and 7) [...]

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NREL: Educational Programs

NREL provides a variety of educational resources to help teachers and parents educate their kids about renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, including hands-on projects and curriculum suggestions for elementary school, middle school, and high school students. Topics covered include biomass, energy efficiency, solar energy, wind energy, buildings, hydrogen and fuel cells, and transportation.

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Energy Quest

Energy Quest is the award-winning energy education website of the California Energy Commission. This resource is an interactive fun mode to learn the basics of energy and renewable energy. Students will discover new means of energy production and innovative ways to use less energy. Energy Quest will answer their questions and spur creativity and imagination.

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Explora Vision

ExploraVision is a science competition that goes beyond the typical student science competition and into what it takes to bring ideas to reality. A teacher will sponsor and lead his/her students as they work in groups of 2 – 4 to simulate real research and development. A teacher will guide his or her students as [...]

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Sky Renewable Energy

This unique elementary school program teaches children that being green can be fun. The elementary program introduces characters in which the students can relate. Sky RE-education programs start by defining the difference between renewable and non-renewable energies. Along with a fun project, they teach students how solar energy works and tips that they can implement [...]

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