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Energy Explorations: Tag
Learn about renewable and non-renewable resources and identify issues related to the environment from using them. This lesson plan is designed for 5th- and 6th-grade students.
NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.3
This newsletter includes the following articles: Smart tools to measure slash pile volumes; Webinars highlight NARA’s environmental sustainability research; and Breaking Lignin into New Biomaterials.
NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.7
This newsletter includes the following articles: Undergraduate Research with NARA; New Sponsor and Categories for Imagine Tomorrow; Bioenergy lessons for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades; and MOSS receives international Innovative ...
Reducing Your Carbon Foot Print, One Step At A Time
During this lesson, students will understand that carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of the largest contributors to climate change and learn how they can reduce CO2 emissions at home and within their state. Students will also ...
Hydroelectric Power and Dams--A look at the Environmental, Social and Economic
This lesson investigates the use of dams, and has students create a water wheel and explore various water flows and they’re affect on the water whee.
NARA Energy Literacy Matrix
This fact sheet summarizes the NARA Energy Literacy Matrix, a web-based resource developed by the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance to effectively organize materials to be used by science teachers and the general public.
Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance Supply Chain
This infographic illustrates the supply chain identified by the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance to convert forest residuals to jet biofuel.
Water Resources in a Changing Climate
This lesson will investigate the impact of climate change on water resources through calculating the discharge rate of a local stream, and analyzing graphs and data.
NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.2
This newsletter includes the following articles: Teacher professional development for energy literacy; Putting “sustainability” in energy education; and Wood-to-alcohol conversion technology suitable for a pulp mill retrofit.
From Forest to Fuel
In this lesson, students will calculate and measure the amount of woody biomass in forest residual slash piles, to determine efficacy of processing and transporting methods for biomass energy production.