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published by the National Energy Education Development Project
Available Languages: English, Spanish
The NEED Project is a national initiative to bring innovative curriculum materials in energy education to teachers and learners from the primary grades through college. At the core of the project's work are the portfolios of 120+ comprehensive curriculum guides, featuring inquiry-based explorations of the physics and chemistry of energy. Each unit provides teacher and student guides with printable data tables and worksheets. Specific topics include: forms of energy, renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy, electricity, efficiency and conservation, and transportation.
In addition, the site offers robust interactive maps of data such as total energy consumption by state, U.S. electric power generation, nuclear reactors, and more. Also provided is a Question Bank that allows teachers to customize evaluation tools for their energy units.
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This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.
Topic: Conservation of Energy
Unit Title: Special Collections on Energy Education
The NEED Project is a national initiative to bring innovative curriculum materials in energy education to teachers and learners from the primary grades through college. At the core of the project's work are the portfolios of 120+ comprehensive curriculum guides on forms of energy, renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy, electricity, and fuel efficiency. Don't miss the interactive maps and Question Bank for customizing your assessments.Link to Unit:
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NEED: National Energy Education Development Project:
Contains NEED Project: The Sun and Its Energy
A week-long instructional unit for Grades 1-3 that approaches energy as a physical science concept, rather than as a fuel or source of power. Includes 6 hands-on investigations.relation by Caroline Hall
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