In March 2017, The Power Collective was invited Japan to participate in World Smart Energy Week 2017. There, we were met by visitors from all over the world looking for smart energy solutions. We were proud to contribute to the Small Wind and Hybrid Technology communities as one of over 700 exhibitors. There we had [...]
This resource provides an overview and access to a number of learning resources and their curriculum links meant for different school levels. The idea is to utilise technology readily accepted by students today to stimulate interest in energy education through the use of the real time data in classroom analysis.
The Danish Wind Industry Association Produced "Wind with Miller," a resource for young students that provides information in short bits, uses interactive tools (calculators, sliding scales, drop-down lists), and presents information with colorful, moving diagrams.
This website offers a compiled list of resources for educators, including lesson plans created using the Idaho State and Common Core Standards. The site offers teachers a huge set of lesson plans including presentations and videos for elementary, middle and high school
The mission of the NEED Project is to promote an energy conscious and educated society by creating effective networks of students, educators, business, government and community leaders to design and deliver objective, multi-sided energy education programs. This resource has a huge database of renewable energy curriculum for classroom lessons ranging from primary to secondary level.
The windy classroom is a curriculum designed by the Laurentian Environmental Center. It is available for free and can be downloaded from this website. Topics included in this document include: 1) Introduction to energy; 2) Understanding electrical energy; 3) Electrical energy sources; 4) Winds of change; 5) Today's turbines; 6) Prospecting for wind; and 7) [...]
NREL provides a variety of educational resources to help teachers and parents educate their kids about renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, including hands-on projects and curriculum suggestions for elementary school, middle school, and high school students. Topics covered include biomass, energy efficiency, solar energy, wind energy, buildings, hydrogen and fuel cells, and transportation.
Energy Quest is the award-winning energy education website of the California Energy Commission. This resource is an interactive fun mode to learn the basics of energy and renewable energy. Students will discover new means of energy production and innovative ways to use less energy. Energy Quest will answer their questions and spur creativity and imagination.
ExploraVision is a science competition that goes beyond the typical student science competition and into what it takes to bring ideas to reality. A teacher will sponsor and lead his/her students as they work in groups of 2 – 4 to simulate real research and development. A teacher will guide his or her students as [...]
This unique elementary school program teaches children that being green can be fun. The elementary program introduces characters in which the students can relate. Sky RE-education programs start by defining the difference between renewable and non-renewable energies. Along with a fun project, they teach students how solar energy works and tips that they can implement [...]