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Department of Energy: 33 Resources

ABC's of Nuclear Science introduces the object that contains almost all of the mass in the universe, the atomic nucleus. Antimatter, beta rays, fission and fusion, the structure of the atomic nucleus, how...  (Department of Energy)
Ask A Scientist offers an "ask a scientist" service, a question of the week, and resources developed and identified by teachers...  (Department of Energy)
Biotechnology Education Program offers lessons and learning activities on acids and bases, diffraction, DNA fingerprinting and criminal evidence, electrophoresis (a tool molecular geneticists use to separate DNA...  (Department of Energy)
Bonneville Power Administration's Resources for Teachers includes lessons on energy conservation, energy efficiency, geothermal energy, water and electricity, stream environments and stream health, aquatic macroinvertebrates, and the life...  (Department of Energy)
Center for Science and Engineering Education: Berkeley Lab provides a list of educational links related to science. Nuclear science, engineering, astronomy, genetics, particle physics, periodic table updates, and a virtual frog dissection kit...  (Department of Energy)
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)
EIA's Kids Page invites kids on a fun-filled tour of the various kinds, sources, and uses of energy. Students can take a quick energy quiz, read fun facts, or visit five energy producing facilities...  (Department of Energy)
Energized Learning offers lessons to help students use the Home Energy Saver -- an online tool for identifying energy use and calculating potential savings in homes and other buildings...  (Department of Energy)
Energy Activities for Teachers and Students offers activities for learning about electrolysis, electric-powered vehicles, ethanol-fueled cars, solar collectors, levers, energy in hurricanes, energy in light, how a thermometer...  (Department of Energy)
Energy Country Analysis Briefs contains briefs for every country in the world of interest to energy policy makers. Each brief has a narrative section, a map showing the country's location, and a section listing...  (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...  (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...  (Department of Energy)
Fermilab LInC presents a course with 20 four-hour sessions for teacher-leaders who commit to helping other educators integrate Internet resources into the curriculum. Materials are available on...  (Department of Energy)
Fermilab Resources for Students offers materials for learning about particle physics and the pursuit of questions such as "What is the smallest piece of matter? How did the universe begin?" It includes streamed...  (Department of Energy)
Fusion: Physics of a Fundamental Energy Source provides introductory educational materials on fusion, the process that powers the sun and other stars; and plasmas, known as the "fourth state of matter."...  (Department of Energy)
Genomics and Its Impact on Science and Society examines the human genome project—what's been learned so far, anticipated benefits, and societal concerns. This site also provides information about genomics (the study of genes) and...  (Department of Energy)
Genomics Primer gives an overview of the science of genetics and the Human Genome Project. Learn about genomes, DNA, genes, chromosomes, and more. Find audio and video files about genetics and the...  (Department of Energy)
Human Genome Project Education Resources provides curriculum modules, a newsletter, a molecular genetics primer, tutorials on biomolecules and biological processes, an overview of research on mutant genes and hereditary...  (Department of Energy)
Inquiring Minds: Fermilab features an introduction to elementary particles and forces in our universe, physics questions answered by Fermilab scientists, an interactive timeline illustrating the history of...  (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)
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)
Learning About Fossil Fuels features lessons on coal, oil, and natural gas. Learn how coal is formed and used, and about technologies for cleaning up coal. Find out how oil is squeezed out of the earth and how...  (Department of Energy)
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...  (Department of Energy)
MicroWorlds looks at materials sciences research at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS). ALS, a facility that produces light one billion times brighter than the sun, offers opportunities...  (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)
National Energy Technology Laboratory's Cool Science provides lessons and experiments -- created by teachers, scientists, and engineers -- on a range of energy-related topics: acid water from coal mines, biomass size reduction, clean...  (Department of Energy)
Nuclear Energy Learning Resources for Schools provides a list of resources for learning about nuclear energy topics. Find information about how nuclear reactors work, what makes certain materials radioactive, the importance of...  (Department of Energy)
Periodic Table of the Elements displays the elements by atomic number and describes the history and sources of each element, as well as its properties and uses...  (Department of Energy)
Science Education at Jefferson Lab offers 16 hands-on activities to answer questions such as: How do scientists to measure the size of an atom? What kind of coat will keep you the warmest—one made from cotton, steel...  (Department of Energy)
SLAC Education & Outreach aims to educate a new generation of scientists and to promote science literacy among the general public. The center offers programs for graduates and undergraduates as well as...  (Department of Energy)
The Interactive Plasma Physics Education Experience provides interactive pages for students and educators on matter, electricity, magnetism, energy, and fusion. It features a virtual fusion reactor application and encourages analysis of...  (Department of Energy)
The Whole Frog Project introduces the concepts of modern, computer based 3D visualization and demonstrates the power of whole body, 3D imaging of anatomy as a curriculum tool. A frog can be seen with or...  (Department of Energy)
To Know Ourselves tells about the Human Genome Project and provides general information about and links to the coordinated effort to determine the complete sequence of the DNA in the human genome. It...  (Department of Energy)
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