If you are a teacher looking for activities for the classroom, visit EnergyForKeeps.org/for-teachers. You will find free downloadable information, student activities, and suggestions. The multi-disciplinary activities include earth science, environmental science, physical science, social studies, math, and language arts. Activities are inquiry-based and, together with the book, are correlated to content standards for California public schools, grades 6-8, and to National Science Standards.
Chapter 1 – The Energy Times
Chapter 2 – Going for a Spin: Making a Model Steam Turbine;
Getting Current: Generating Electricity Using a Magnet
Chapter 3 – Watt's My Line?
Chapter 4 – Grime Scene Investigation
Chapter 5 – Renewable Energy Action Project: What's in Your Energy Portfolio?
Also download the Correlation Overviews for California Content Standards for grades 6-8, and National Science Content Standards matrix for grades 5-8. Correlations are in the areas of science, social studies, math, and language arts.
Energy for Keeps: Creating Clean Electricity from Renewable Resources
Marilyn Nemzer, Deborah Page, Anna Carter
8 x 10, 192 pages
photos / illustrations
published in 2010 by
Energy Education Group