ERIC Number: ED460570
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
The Sun's Joules. [CD-ROM].
Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Tech., Washington, DC.
An educational tool concerning renewable energy and the environment, this CD-ROM provides nearly 1,000 screens of text, graphics, videos, and interactive exercises. It also provides a detailed index, charts of U.S. energy consumption by state, an energy glossary, and a list of related Web sites. This CD-ROM, additionally, offers "The School Energy Doctor Software," a step-by-step guide to performing an energy and water audit of a school with interactive exercises that culcultate energy, water, pollution, and economic savings. Also included are: a tour of environmental improvements at the White House and information on what individuals can do for the environment in their own homes; an in-depth look at renewable energy technologies, with a special emphasis on applications and case studies in South America, Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean; six case studies of energy efficiency improvements at Federal government facilities; and "solar sizer," a professional tool for designing and sizing residential photovoltaic systems. (GR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Information Sources, Power Technology, Statistical Data
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Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Students
Sponsor: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.; National Renewable Energy Lab (DOE).; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Tech., Washington, DC.