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K-12 Energy Lesson Plans and Activities offers 350 lessons on energy efficiency and renewable energy. They're organized by grade level and topic -- biomass, geothermal, fuel cells, ocean energy, solar power, transportation...  (Department of Energy)
Energy Kids invites students to explore energy -- what it is, where it comes from, ways to conserve it. Topics include energy careers, field trips, and science fair projects. Teachers will find...  (U.S. Energy Information Administration, supported by Department of Energy)
Green Revolution features 10 fast-paced videos on alternative energy -- wind, solar, hydrogen, biomass, green roofs, smart grid, microbes, electric vehicles, and the CityCar project...  (National Science Foundation)
Decades of Discovery describes 100 important discoveries in energy sciences, nuclear and plasma physics, advanced computing research, and biological and environmental research. Topics include the world's...  (Department of Energy)
Space Science Education Resource Directory helps find NASA space science resources for learning. Hundreds of resources can be sorted by science type (earth, physical, or space), or by grade range. Topics include algebra...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Learning About Renewable Energy provides basic information about solar, wind, biomass, hydrogen, and geothermal power. See a video on how solar panels work. Learn about advanced vehicles, alternative fuels, energy...  (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, supported by Department of Energy)
Junior Solar Sprint and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Competitions focuses on designing and building solar and hydrogen fuel cell cars. Explore components of solar cars. Conduct experiments to improve car performance. Find activities for measuring...  (Department of Energy)
Milestones in the History of Energy and Its Uses features a timeline of energy developments and uses since the 1700s. Learn about biomass, coal, electricity, geothermal, natural gas, nuclear power, oil, solar power, wind turbines...  (Department of Energy)
Energy Explained is a brief but comprehensive introduction to energy. Learn what energy is and how it is used. Explore renewable and nonrenewable energy -- oil, coal, gasoline, natural gas, nuclear...  (U.S. Energy Information Administration, supported by Department of Energy)
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