Compare and contrasts renewable and non-renewable resources.
In this National Geographic lesson, students discuss the relationship between energy usage and pollution, reflect on their own energy usage and sort energy sources as renewable or nonrenewable. This lesson includes background information, vocabulary, and student activities.
Reviews the difference between renewable and nonrenewable energy sources.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
Algae has some tremendous advantages over other biofuels including that it grows easily and in spots where other crops do not grow. Algae burns relatively cleanly and is almost carbon neutral.
Find out how an island in the Atlantic Ocean generates all of its own energy from wind and hydroelectric sources.
Provides some examples of non-renewable energy sources.