Thursday, November 5, 2009

Wind Web Tutorial

The American Wind Association has a good tutorial on wind energy - includes costs and statistics. You can download a PDF with all the information.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Dr. H. Carbon

The U.S. Department of Energy offers lessons on fossil fuels, featuring cartoon personality Dr. H. Carbon and his interactive quizzes.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Official Energy Stats

Energy Explained Web Banner

Energy Explained, a web portal launched by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), celebrates Energy Awareness Month with the most comprehensive energy education resource available from the U.S. Government.

The site explains where gasoline comes from, what determines the price of electricity, how much renewable energy the United States uses, and hundreds of other energy topics.

Energy Explained allows easy navigation between major energy topics:

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The Energy Information Administration “Energy Kid’s Page” has useful terms, facts, and historical data on energy. It also has educational games and helpful links.

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Monday, November 2, 2009

Energize Your Future (Shell)

Shell has a great website (Energize your future) that includes an education section - check out the Adventures in Energy Flash animation that takes you through the energy cycle. The games and and quizzes are great. Try the technical quiz to find out which technical career is best for you.

This website sent me on a path exploring Energy education websites - I will share these with you this week.

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