Sustainable energy, Energy curriculum, Energy concepts
Fueling Our Future: Exploring Sustainable Energy Use begins by introducing students to foundational energy science. The lessons then shift to focus on personal energy use, energy sources and their impacts, and transportation fuels. The unit culminates with an energy conservation lesson that showcases young people from around the world implementing energy conservation strategies in their homes, schools, communities and beyond. This lesson can be used as a launching pad for a classroom action or service project. This unit was designed to contribute to the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance Education Team’s goal of strengthening overall science literacy of students in areas particular to the biofuels. The pre and post assessment can be administered before and after this unit to measure student growth in content knowledge, personal attitudes, and personal behaviors about energy.
Facing the Future, Western Washington University, "Fueling Our Future: Exploring Sustainable Energy Use - An Interdisciplinary Curriculum Recommended for Grades 3-5" (2015). Facing the Future. 5.
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