Green Education Network

We take the science and the action to you!

We decided that getting smart about green energy was not enough. We wanted to take the science and action to you! What we can do for you….

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Teacher Resources

Green Energy Technologies Unit Plans for use in after school programs. Each unit plan contains:

  • A 12 week authentic investigation around a driving question that covers core ideas and practices in science, engineering and IT
  • Individual lessons plans & student activity sheets
  • Recommendations for & examples of cybertools youth can create to educate others!

Downloadable Units

Conservation & Efficiency

  • Energy Crisis!: An investigation into electrical production and consumption; and how these are impacted by policies and practices
  • Complete Streets: An investigation into modes of transportation in the city using GIS to map access & impact of complete streets
  • LEED-certified building design: Investigating how and why a new green roof supports environmental sustainability, and the design-based decisions that support such work. Synthesizes ideas across energy conversation and efficiency.

Alternative Energy

  • Powering the City!: An investigation into alternative energy through the design of a hybrid power plant.
  • Cars of the Future: An investigation into the design of alternatively powered vehicles and their environmental impacts
  • Designing Fuel cell cars: An investigation how engineers leverage cutting edge research in fuel cells to design new environmentally friendly cars. Synthesizes ideas across alternative energy.

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