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You can go over these questions with your students: There were five sources of renewable energy described in this article. What are the sources of nonrenewable energy fossil fuels described in these articles? What are the benefits of using renewable energy technologies? According to the table in the Your Guide to Renewable Energy, which energy resource is the least expensive?
Which one is the most expensive? Why aren't some renewable resources widely accepted today? Divide students into teams of four or five. Each team will be responsible for researching one of the following: Solar; Wind; Geothermal; Biomass; or Hydropower systems.
Distribute the Renewable Energy Resources student sheet and explain the entire scope of the lesson to students. Explain the final product the voteas well as all steps leading up to that. Be sure that the due dates are clear and recorded on the student sheets.
If they aren't known yet, be sure to remind students to record them as they are determined. In their research, students could use any of the following online resources, as well as any others you find appropriate. They also could use print resources available in the classroom or library.
Renewable Energypart of Energy Kid's Page from the Department of Energy, offers a basic introduction to each energy resource. Learning About Renewable Energy provides more in-depth information.
Energy Story has a chapter devoted to each type of renewable energy. Department of Energy's Frequently Asked Questions page allows students with specific questions to contact specialists from the Energy Information Administration by using a tool found on the right side of the page near the middle students will have to scroll down the page.
As outlined on the student sheet, after students have finished their research and one-page summaries, they should present their findings to the class. They could use PowerPoint, Excel, or other creative presentation formats.
At appropriate times during the presentations, lead discussions to help the rest of the class process the information and compare the benefits and the drawbacks of each type of resource.
Ask questions such as: What are the potential impacts of the different types of energy?
What are the benefits of each? What are the drawbacks of each? Are there any environmental impacts from the different types of energy? Are there economic impacts from the different types of energy?
What sort of social issues impact the use of alternative sources of energy? Assessment As stated on the Renewable Energy Resources activity sheet, students will write a "community news article" in which they choose the type of alternative energy they feel would be the easiest to implement in widespread use.
They should use persuasive writing in an attempt to be a community advocate; they will ultimately try to persuade other members of the community to adopt this alternative energy source. Students should defend their choice using information learned in this lesson in their research, if applicable, and other student presentations.
They should address social impacts, costs, and environmental impacts. Be sure that the expectations for this letter are clear; you may wish to use a rubric that clearly states the guidelines.
Then, hold a mock town-hall meeting in which students are advocates for particular energy sources. Structure this activity to suit the needs of your class.The Beauty of Beethoven.
Aesthetic Response Lesson Plan Grade Level Summary After reading excerpts from the ancient Greek philosopher Plato, students will analyze and interpret aesthetic beauty. Famous Artists from our Art Appreciation section is our latest project. It is a series of biographies on great painters from the history of art where we explore the life of each artist by analyzing their most famous paintings.
Students will investigate a variety of renewable energy resources, as well as the benefits and drawbacks of each. In this lesson, students will use Internet resources to investigate renewable sources of energy. The students should already have a basic understanding of energy, and know several.
These PK lesson plan ideas on emotions, expressions, and reactions yield altruistic activity in various subject areas and grades. Title – Academic and Altruistic Lessons for all Subject/Grade Levels By – Teacherplanner Primary Subject – Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Computers & Internet Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – PreK-5 with modifications Notes: Here is a list of.
Appreciation cards designed by students – professionally printed- A request to the art departments (early in the school year) asking for student work that can be printed on a card for Staff Appreciation is a great way to recognize and utilize student talent as well as honor professional educators.
Teaching your students about music history and appreciation? Use this lesson plan to explore how Western music has changed over time.
Students dive right into learning about the six major eras.