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Alternative Energy Sources
The US Department of Energy provides information about Renewable Energy Sources.
Alliant Energy Kids
Alliant Energy provides information about Renewable Energy.
The Energy Story
Energy Story is an online nonfiction text with 16 chapters about energy created by Energy Quest. Energy Quest is the award-winning energy education website of the California Energy Commission. It debuted on the World Wide Web on October 1, 1995, to celebrate October as National Energy Awareness Month!
StudyJams Renewable Energy
A slide show that describes a variety of renewable energy sources.
Use books and approved websites to find information about your assigned form of Alternative Energy. Be sure to use your graphic organizer to find the following information:
- Identify 6 Alternative Energy Sources
- Explain why are alternative energy sources needed
- Select one alternative energy source and research the following
- Define the energy source
- Using this energy today
- Interesting facts
- Using this energy in the future
- Record all the research resources used
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Books from the Library Catalog
Power Failure by
Call Number: 333.7 ONE
Publication Date: 1997-02-01
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster is just one of the problems discussed in this look at an important environmental danger.
Look for Alternative Energy Sources at Dewey Decimal Number 330 in the Nonfictionof our library. Use our library catalog to locate your subject. Here are a few titles to get you started.
Energy Technology by
Call Number: 333.79 LAM
Publication Date: 1991-10-01
Looks at both traditional and alternative energy resources, and brings attention to choices that must be made for the future in light of diminishing oil reserves and damage done to the environment.
Call Number: 333.79 FEA
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
Anything that works--whether organic or inorganic--requires energy. Readers explore a variety of energy sources and learn how they can conserve energy at home and at school.
A Lightening Bolt Is Hotter Than the Sun by
Call Number: 537 TAY
Publication Date: 1998-09-01
This educational and entertaining science series focuses on specific concepts such as gravity, magnetism, weather and others. Each title features projects with step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations.