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Life Cycle Assessment of Biofuels 101 part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students conduct a life cycle assessment of energy used and produced in ethanol production, and a life cycle assessment of carbon dioxide used and produced in ethanol production.
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Fermentation Challenge: Making Ethanol from Cellulose part of CLEAN Collection

This hands-on activity introduces students to the process of fermenting different carbohydrate sources into ethanol. Teachers demonstrate yeasts' inability to metabolize certain food sources.
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How Much Energy is on my Plate? part of CLEAN Collection

This activity leads students through a sequence of learning steps that highlight the embedded energy that is necessary to produce various types of food. Students start by thinking through the ...
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Car Quest part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students will determine the environmental effects of existing cars and a fleet consisting of their dream cars. They compute how many tons of heat-trapping gases are produced each ...

Modeling the Process of Mining Silicon part of CLEAN Collection

The heart of this activity is a laboratory investigation that models the production of silicon. The activity is an investigation of silicon: the sources, uses, properties, importance in the fields of ...

Wind Power Basics part of CLEAN Collection

This activity focuses on wind energy concepts, which are introduced through a Reading Passage and by answering assessment questions. Students construct and test a windmill to observe how design and ...

Solar Racing part of CLEAN Collection

In this 'Energy Education for the 21st Century' design challenge, students construct and evaluate a solar-powered model car. Students utilize the design process and undergo review by their peers to ...

Energy Enigma part of CLEAN Collection

This activity is a learning game in which student teams are each assigned a different energy source. Working cooperatively, students use their reading, brainstorming, and organizational skills to ...

Power Metering part of CLEAN Collection

This activity focuses on applying analytic tools such as pie charts and bar graphs to gain a better understanding of practical energy use issues. Also provides experience with how different types of ...

Great Energy Debate part of CLEAN Collection

This is a debate-style learning activity in which student teams learn about energy sources and are then assigned to represent the different energy sources. Working cooperatively, students develop ...

Cooking with Sol part of CLEAN Collection

This activity from the Department of Energy provides background information about solar ovens and instructions on building a simple model solar cooker.
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Colorado River Supply part of CLEAN Collection

This activity addresses climate change impacts that affect all states that are part of the Colorado River Basin and are dependent on its water. Students examine available data, the possible ...
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CEO2: The climate business game part of CLEAN Collection

CEO2 is a role-playing game that helps students explore different business strategies in order to maximize profit, significantly cut CO2 emissions, and develop low-carbon products by 2030.
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US Energy Production and Consumption part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students explore energy production and consumption by contrasting regional energy production in five different US regions.
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Capturing Carbon: Where do We Put it and Why? part of CLEAN Collection

This as a 2-part activity in which students study the properties of CO2 in a lab and then use Web resources to research different types of carbon capture. A video lecture accompanies the activity.

Car of the Future part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, student teams research and develop a proposal to decrease the carbon footprint of their city's/town's public transportation system and then prepare a report that explains why their ...

The Big Energy Gamble part of CLEAN Collection

Students conduct an energy audit to determine how much carbon dioxide their family is releasing into the atmosphere and then make recommendations for minimizing their family's carbon footprint. ...

Zero-Energy Housing part of CLEAN Collection

Students investigate passive solar building design with a focus on heating. Insulation, window placement, thermal mass, surface colors, and site orientation are addressed in the background materials ...

Global Climate Change: The Effects of Global Warming part of CLEAN Collection

The activity follows a progression that examines the CO2 content of various gases, explores the changes in the atmospheric levels of CO2 from 1958 to 2000 from the Mauna Loa Keeling curve, and the ...

Exploring Green Jobs part of CLEAN Collection

In this lesson, students complete a Myers-Briggs Type Inventory of their personality type as an introductory step to understanding what green jobs might suit their personal styles. From the ...
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