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Cesin-AbouAtme, Tania; Lopez-Almeida, CelesteG.; Molina-Labastida, Geronimo; Ibanez, Jorge G. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
Due to social distancing constraints during the COVID-19 pandemic, several experiments were designed in the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters in our Electrochemistry and Corrosion elective course to demonstrate electrochemical phenomena and applications at the students' homes with a kit sent by the school. We report here a student-designed…
Descriptors: Light, Energy, Magnets, Science Experiments
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Smith, B. E. – Physics Education, 1978
A review of the technology and uses of solar energy for heating, cooling, and power production is given. (MDR)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Energy, Energy Conservation, Heating
Moore, Deborah P. – School Planning & Management, 2000
Explores the overlapping of energy efficiency, budget-cutting, and facility needs in K-12 schools. Utilities expenditures in schools are discussed for electricity and natural gas as are energy-saving alternatives such as daylighting, solar energy, wind production of power, and geothermal energy. Sources for further information conclude the…
Descriptors: Budgets, Climate Control, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Conservation
Lu, Chao-Lin – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Solar energy provides several significant advantages, such as reduction of the CO[subscript 2] emissions, increase of energy supply diversification, security of energy, and regional/national energy independence. Due to the reduced installation cost and the rapid advances in solar energy technology, the installed capacity of solar power has been…
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Attitudes, Energy, Power Technology
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Suzuki, David – Science Activities, 1992
Presents an activity in which students make a simulated solar panel to learn about the principles behind energy production using solar panels. Provides information about how solar panels function to produce energy. (MCO)
Descriptors: Alternative Energy Sources, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy, Environmental Education
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Energy Research and Development Administration, Washington, DC. Div. of Solar Energy. – 1976
This brochure gives an overview to solar photovoltaic energy production. Some of the topics discussed are: (1) solar cell construction; (2) parallel and series cell arrays; (3) effects of location on solar cell array performance; (4) solar economics; (5) space aplications of solar photovoltaic power; and (6) terrestrial applications of solar…
Descriptors: Electrical Systems, Electricity, Energy, Energy Conservation
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Greene, Nathaniel R.; Brunskill, Jeffrey C. – Physics Education, 2017
A two-axis solar tracker and its interactive kiosk were designed by an interdisciplinary team of students and faculty. The objective was to develop a publicly accessible kiosk that would facilitate the study of energy usage and production on campus. Tracking is accomplished by an open-loop algorithm, microcontroller, and ham radio rotator. Solar…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Radio
Brooking, Walter J. – Technical Education News, 1977
Data from a Shell Oil Company forecast of national energy requirements through 1990 and from a national invitational conference on energy-related postsecondary programs are presented under the following headings: Coal mining beneficiation and processing, petroleum extraction and refining, nuclear power production, solar energy, and energy…
Descriptors: Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Environmental Technicians
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St. Leger, Aaron – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2019
Contribution: A novel multidisciplinary undergraduate course on alternative energy (AE) engineering that addresses gaps in current AE education, provides hands on skills, and matches topical coverage with societal needs. Background: Resource depletion and emissions associated with burning fossil fuels have led to growing worldwide interest in…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Interdisciplinary Approach, Nontraditional Education
Eaton, William W. – 1976
Presented is the utilization of solar radiation as an energy resource principally for the production of electricity. Included are discussions of solar thermal conversion, photovoltic conversion, wind energy, and energy from ocean temperature differences. Future solar energy plans, the role of solar energy in plant and fossil fuel production, and…
Descriptors: Energy, Environment, General Science, Instructional Materials
Merritt, Eileen G.; Bowers, Nicole; Rimm-Kaufman, Sara E. – Grantee Submission, 2019
The development of energy literacy for all citizens is critical as we face climate change and rapid depletion of existing energy resources. This study explores energy literacy development in fourth grade classrooms. Our team developed a curriculum on energy resources aligned with the Next GenerationScience Standards. We then trained teachers how…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Scientific Attitudes, Knowledge Level
Martinez, Gloria E. – 1978
This document is a packet of instructional materials for training secretaries and clerks for the petroleum, mining, and solar energy fields. Developed by Eastern New Mexico University and the New Mexico State Department of Vocational Education, and aimed at New Mexico industry, the curriculum is divided into three units of petroleum, mining, and…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Geology, Instructional Materials
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Blatti, Jillian L.; Burkart, Michael D. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2012
Microalgae have emerged as an attractive feedstock for the mass production of renewable transportation fuels due to their fast growth rate, flexible habitat preferences, and substantial oil yields. As an educational tool, a laboratory was developed that mimics emerging algal biofuel technology, including the extraction of algal lipids and…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Fuels, Energy, Laboratory Experiments
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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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Karns, Robert J. – Tech Directions, 2012
Starting a renewable energy technology (RET) program can be as simple as shifting the teaching and learning focus of a traditional electricity program toward energy production and energy control systems. Redirecting curriculum content and delivery to address photovoltaic solar (PV solar) technology and small wind generation systems is a natural…
Descriptors: Energy, Power Technology, Electronics, Energy Education
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