In this Mystery, students analyze the advantages and disadvantages of different sources of energy, including burnable fuels and alternative (renewable) energies.
In this activity, students will assess solar power by comparing its effect on rain (water), sleet (ice), and snow (popsicles).
In this activity, students will build a simple solar cooker, make observations and qualitatively describe the melting rate of a piece of chocolate in the cooker.
What factors and constraints do we have to consider when designing a renewable energy plan for a community?
Across the country, teams, fans, event planners and college campuses are saving energy, cutting waste and cleaning up at sporting events to show their commitment to the environment — a goal that has many benefits.
Students investigate the absorption and reflection of solar energy by the top surface of a simple model house by collecting and analyzing actual temperature data.
MLB and Discovery Education have teamed up to present the Global Sustainability Challenge, an exciting program that features green activities happening at ballparks across the country.
In this inquiry-based lesson, students will work in groups to build a solar water heater and will investigate which colors absorb more radiant heat and transmit it to the water, and study the relationship between insulation and heat loss.
Students will explore solar panels.