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View Resource Energy Tutorial

The University of California at Irvine's National Fuel Cell Research Center maintains the Energy Tutorial Web site. This well designed online tutorial takes students through more than twenty subject areas, including energy, fossil fuels, solar energy, biomass and waste, energy conversion, fuel cells, environmental impacts, and much more. Each topic includes non-technical text, photographs, graphs,...

http://www.nfcrc.uci.edu/3/tutorials/EnergyTutorial/Default....
View Resource Hydrogen, Fuel Cells & Infrastructure Technologies Program

This informative Web site of the US Department of Energy has a tremendous amount of content related to the development of fuel cells. The main sections of the site provide a general introduction to the future hydrogen economy, including explanations of the importance of fuel cells, their potential for raising energy efficiency and reducing emissions, and current application areas. Safety issues...

https://www.energy.gov/eere/fuelcells/fuel-cell-technologies...
View Resource Energy Information Administration (EIA) Kid's Page

Students can take this fun tour with the Energy Ant to learn all about energy and how to use it wisely. This site, developed by the National Energy Information Center, offers a history of energy and its uses as well as descriptions of the Pioneers in Energy. Students can gain an understanding of the processes of the many renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. The site compares the energy use...

https://www.eia.gov/kids/
View Resource EERE: Education

This website hosted by the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy offers links to educational and training resources on energy. They provide information relevant to students, school administrators and homeowners, in addition to the usual resources for teachers such as curriculum and lesson plans. The section for students provides ideas for energy-related science projects and links to...

https://www.energy.gov/eere/education/education-homepage
View Resource Energy Education Resources: Kindergarten Through 12th Grade

"_Energy Education Resources: Kindergarten Through 12th Grade_ is published by the National Energy Information Center (NEIC), a service of the Energy Information Administration (EIA), to provide students, educators, and other information users a list of generally available free or low-cost energy-related educational materials." The website is divided into 12 energy categories such as coal,...

https://www.eia.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=kiddie_resources
View Resource Electrochemical Energy Systems

The OpenCourseWare Initiative (OCW) has produced many wonderful free course materials on urban planning, philosophy, engineering, and mathematics. This recent offering from MIT's OCW collection presents material from the spring 2011 version of "Electrochemical Energy Systems." Taught by Professor Martin Bazant, the course "introduces principles and mathematical models of electrochemical energy...

https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/chemical-engineering/10-626-elec...
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/livin...
View Resource Natural Resources Canada: Earth Sciences

The Natural Resources Canada agency has created a wonderful set of resources for curious visitors seeking to learn more about the earth sciences. The agency's formal scientific research work involves divisions such as the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, the Geodetic Survey Division, the Geological Survey of Canada, and the National Air Photo Library. On the homepage, visitors can use the Earth...

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http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences
View Resource National Science Foundation: Science of Innovation

This eleven part series, created by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and NBC Learn, explores the science of innovation. Narrated by newscaster Ann Curry, each segment is approximately five minutes. The offerings include "What is Innovation?" "Biofuels," "3-D Printing," and "Electronic Tattoos." First-time visitors may wish to start by viewing the "Self-Driving...

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https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/innovation/
View Resource Energy.gov: Science Education

The Department of Energy has a range of educational initiatives, and this dynamic website is part of their work. The Science Education site provides materials for kindergarten through college level students, including specialized sections for different age groups. The main section of the site contains educational videos culled from different projects, along with news updates on everything from the...

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https://www.energy.gov/science-innovation/stem-rising
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