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This award-winning web page is devoted to the study of energy sources, both renewable and non-renewable. It features multimedia content on nine sources of energy: fossil fuels, solar, wind, geothermal, nuclear, biomass, hydroelectric, tidal, and ocean waves. Each section is supported with video clips, diagrams, schematics, and images of how the energy source is used to deliver power. The author discusses advantages/disadvantages of each energy source and provides links to additional information for extended learning. The content of this resource is written at a Grade 9 level. Extensive integration of video, diagrams, and schematic drawings makes the collection especially appropriate for accommodating a variety of levels and learning modalities.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    NSDL,renewable energy,Grade 8,Grade 9,green energy,Space Science,hydroelectric power,solar panel,nuclear plant,Classical Mechanics,geothermal energy,Environmental science,dams,nuclear energy,Social Sciences,Other Sciences,Work and Energy,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12,wind energy,Informal Education,Middle School,Environmental Science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-102,alternative fuels,History/Policy/Law,Physics,General Public,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130508142748085T,solar energy,nonrenewable energy,Youth Public,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Engineering,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Technology,Geoscience,wind turbine

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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    Update Standards?

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.9-10.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

    Analyze the structure of the relationships among concepts in a text, including relationships among key terms (e.g., force, friction, reaction force, energy).

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

    Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.9-10.10: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

    By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 9—10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
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