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Crank, Ron – 1981
This instructional unit is one of 10 developed by students on various energy-related areas that deals specifically with solar energy use. Its objective is for the student to be able to discuss the broad aspects of solar energy use and to explain the general operation of solar systems. Some topics covered are availability and economics of solar…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Conservation Education, Energy, Energy Conservation
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Vella, G. J.; Goldsmid, H. J. – Physics Education, 1976
Describes 5 solar energy experiments that can be used in secondary school: flat-plate collector, solar thermoelectric generator, simple concentrators, solar cell, and natural storage of solar energy. (MLH)
Descriptors: Energy, Instructional Materials, Physics, Science Education
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Ramachandran, A.; Gururaja, J. – Impact of Science on Society, 1979
Discussed are the potential application of solar energy and its possible benefits to developing countries. Various energy needs, including domestic, agricultural, and household, that could be met by using solar energy are discussed. (BT)
Descriptors: Costs, Developing Nations, Electricity, Energy
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Cetincelik, Mauammer – Impact of Science on Society, 1974
Describes the present distribution of solar energy, traces its use through history, explores its potential utilization in the future, and presents the effects of the use of solar energy on pollution. (GS)
Descriptors: Energy, Environmental Education, Physics, Pollution
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2010
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Arizona State University (ASU), and U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) co-convened a conference on Energy Innovation in the Southwest region of the United States that included participation by entrepreneurs, state government officials, representatives of academia,…
Descriptors: Fuels, Innovation, Educational Technology, State Government
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Duffie, John A.; Beckman, William A. – Science, 1976
Describes recent research that has made solar energy economically competitive with other energy sources. Includes solar energy building architecture, storage systems, and economic production data. (MLH)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Energy, Fuels, Heating
Chan, Tak Cheung – Online Submission, 2013
The primary goal of this study is to examine green environmental practices exercised in maintaining healthy schools in Atlanta. A forty-item researcher-developed instrument was used to survey 30 randomly sampled schools in the Atlanta area. Five schools particularly strong in green environment implementation were visited to observe their green…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Design, School Buildings, Water Quality, Energy Conservation
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CEFP Journal, 1976
Lists publications and demonstration projects about, and universities conducting research and educational programs related to, the use of solar energy. (MLF)
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Information Sources, Solar Radiation
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Luchsinger, Leland B.; Anderson, John D. – Community and Junior College Journal, 1977
The new North Campus of the Community College of Denver is heated by solar energy. This article describes the system and its costs. (DC)
Descriptors: Campus Planning, Community Colleges, Costs, Educational Facilities
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O'Reilly, S. A. – School Science Review, 1977
Traces the history of solar energy development. Discusses global effects (temperature, particle and other pollution) of burning fossil fuels. Provides energy balance equations for solar energy distribution and discusses flat plate collectors, solar cells, photochemical and photobiological conversion of solar energy, heat pumps. (CS)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Energy, Environment, Instructional Materials
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Rebelatto, Bianca Gasparetto; Lange Salvia, Amanda; Reginatto, Giovana; Daneli, Rangel Casanova; Brandli, Luciana Londero – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse recent actions of energy efficiency implemented by University of Passo Fundo, a higher education institution located in the south of Brazil, and their contributions to Goal 7. Design/methodology/approach: The analysis is based on collected energy data and information of energy efficiency actions…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Conservation (Environment), Foreign Countries, Colleges
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Onguko, Brown Bully – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2014
JiFUNzeni blended learning approach is a sustainable approach to provision of professional development (PD) for those in challenging educational contexts. JiFUNzeni approach emphasizes training regional experts to create blended learning content, working with appropriate technology while building content repositories. JiFUNzeni approach was…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Faculty Development, Sustainability, Educational Technology
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Rubner, Isabel; Berry, Ashton J.; Grofe, Theodor; Oetken, Marco – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
A significant challenge for the global community is the increasing demand for clean and renewable energy technologies. However, a lack of knowledge of these technologies threatens to impede their adoption. The development of cheap, effective, and easy-to-use chemical and electrochemical storage technologies is crucial if countries are to move away…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Science Instruction, Chemistry, Hands on Science
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Stroud, Sara – T.H.E. Journal, 2010
A few years ago, when the Irvine Unified School District (USD) was trying to get a handle on sky-high energy spending, it looked to the sun, which is virtually always in view given the district's locale: Orange County, California. Flash forward to 2010, and Irvine USD is in the midst of implementing what it says is the most comprehensive K-12…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Energy Management, Energy, School Districts
Missouri State Dept. of Natural Resources, Jefferson City. – 1979
This booklet is intended to address questions most frequently asked about solar energy. It provides basic information and a starting point for prospective solar energy users. Information includes discussion of solar space heating, solar water heating, and solar greenhouses. (Author/RE)
Descriptors: Electricity, Energy, Facilities, Facility Improvement
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