Alternative Energy - Comprehensive, useful guide to alternative energy. Features How to's as well as hints and suggestions regarding topics in solar and other renewable technologies to backup generators.
Arizona Solar Center - Covers energy, particularly solar energy, other renewable energy technologies and resources, and geothermal energy. Includes a special area dedicating to dealing with teaching solar energy in the classroom.
Building a Model Solar Car Racer - Includes technical materials, information, and images for students, teachers and mentors creating a model solar car racer for the Junior Solar Sprint or for hobbyists interested in sharing ideas.
Carolina EV Challenge - High school students explore the need for alternative fuels by developing, building, and racing electric vehicles.
Chicago Solar Partnership - Interactive web-based educational instruments and curriculums for environmental technology learning. Encourages community utilization of photovoltaic systems as a means for an alternative energy source.
Classroom Energy - The American Petroleum Institute's site offers teachers and students multi-media interactive instruments and activities to help them understand energy and how it impacts our lives.
CPAST - Articles relevant to energy and info located here.
Discover the World of Oil and Gas - Educational resources provided by Australia's petroleum industry featuring FAQ’s, internet fact sheets designed for secondary school students, and curriculum resources (some downloadable, some for sale) for primary educators.
Energy - Factoids drawn from the textbook "Energy" authored by Gordon Aubrecht
EnergyEd - An interactive, multi-media energy education center especially for school students. Includes a Virtual Reality tour of various kinds of power stations, or you can view videos, take an on-line quiz, carry out experiments, or join in regular events such as competitions, chats and field trips.
EnergyMatch.com - The Kids Schoolhouse provides and enjoyable, interactive way for kids to discover electricity, natural gas, and energy conservation. The Energy College and energy fact sheets teach homeowners how to minimize their energy utilization.
FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program - Examines environmentally friendly transportation technologies backed by the U.S. DOE Office of Transportation Technologies. Features supporting information resources, financial opportunities, and college-level education exercises.
Herb Thomas Productions - Offers an exhaustive line of electrical theory video tapes to be utilized especially in the classroom, work place, or home.
LearnAboutEnergy.org - Complete website regarding energy and energy education. Includes resources for both students and teachers featuring games, conversations, and monthly focuses.
NEED - National Education Energy Development Encourages eneagrgy awareness via education and networks of students, teachers, business, government and community leaders. Details on energy education programs and resources.
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association - Educational programs, information, and materials (many free and downloadable) especially for K-12 teachers and students concerning negative aspects of energy use, and future solutions.
Plugging into the Sun - Educational resource provider, encourages efficient and sustainable energy utilization.
Power for a Sustainable Future - Educators resources from Queensland government, featuring fact sheets and activity sheets regarding subjects like the greenhouse effect, energy efficiency, and renewable power.
Power Kids - Details, experiments, activities, and other educational resources pertinent to renewable energy. Milton Hydro, Ontario, Canada.
Solar Energy International - Provides useful classroom and hands-on applications concernging solar power, wind power, water power, and energy efficient building designs. Provides energy awareness via youth camps and in-school events.
Solar Energy Online - Educational resource related to solar energy as a renewable energy source. Covers the physics and applications of solar electric (photovoltaics) and solar thermal applications.
Steam Engineering Institute - Classes for Stationary engineers and fireman licenses. Offers continuing education as well as labor unions for engineers and firemen.
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