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View Resource Energy Hog Busters Training Camp

Using Macromedia Flash Player, the Energy Outreach Colorado created this amusing, yet educational website filled with games and trivia to help children learn how to lower their families' energy consumption. The student and teacher guides, designed for grades three through eight, explore numerous energy concepts via fun activities. Through a series of games, visitors can learn which materials in...

http://www.energyhog.org/
View Resource Get Wise Challenge

The Resource Action Programs developed this Macromedia Flash Player-enhanced website to educate the public about conserving energy and water in their home. Through the house tour, users can learn about the relative amount of energy appliances and household tasks consume. Individuals can find easy-to-follow tips on how to cut energy consumption in their daily activities. While one link is for...

http://www.getwise.org/
View Resource U.S. Department of Energy: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

For some, the thought of geothermal energy might bring up the nation of Iceland, which has successfully harnessed this form of energy for many years. The United States Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Program is interested in such technologies as well, and their splendid site will be of great use to scientists, policy types, and others. The first thing new visitors will want to do is...

https://energy.gov/eere/geothermal/geothermal-energy-us-depa...
View Resource Living without Oil

The Open University is well-known for its decades-long commitment to distance learning, and is always adding new courses to its website. One of the recent additions is "Living without Oil." The course materials include a brief introduction, a statement of intended learning outcomes, summaries of each subtopic, quizzes, and an FAQ area. The materials here are divided into nine areas, including Oil...

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/scien...