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View Resource The Atoms Family

The Miami Museum of Science developed this creative website to provide educational activities dealing with energy. Fourth through eighth graders will enjoy visiting the Mummy's Tomb where they will learn about kinetic and potential energy and energy conservation while Building a Better Tomb and a raceway. At the Phantom's Portrait Parlor, sixth through twelfth graders can learn about the Phases of...

http://bird.miamisci.org/af/sln/index.html
View Resource Energy Efficiency

As temperatures rise this summer and people turn on their air conditioners, the stakeholders in the electricity supply system worry about system overload. To help prevent overload, people can use less by conserving energy or find more efficient ways to use the energy they do. As researchers develop new technologies, and industry tries to promote those technologies, policy advocates look at...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2004/0730
View Resource National Energy Foundation

The National Energy Foundation (NEF) is a nonprofit educational organization that provides a host of educational materials and programs primarily related to discussing natural resources, technology, conservation, and the environment. The NEF also provides a number of teacher training and student programs that complement their existing work. Young people visiting the site will want to look over the...

https://nef1.org/
View Resource Home Power Magazine

Home Power Magazine has been a resource for "home-scale renewable energy and sustainable living solutions" since 1987. Articles from the current issue of the magazine are available to download free of charge on this website. Some older articles are also posted in the Downloads section. For visitors wanting to find out what back issue to purchase, the HP archive includes a search function and...

https://www.homepower.com/
View Resource Amidst a "green" movement, one Chicagoan lives a particularly green and sustainable lifestyle

Portland Number One Sustainable City-Again http://news.opb.org/article/3120-portland-number-one-sustainable-city-again/ City of Chicago Climate Action [pdf] http://www.chicagoclimateaction.org/ SustainLane's 2008 US City Rankings http://www.sustainlane.com/us-city-rankings/ United States Environmental Protection Agency: Personal Emissions...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2008/0926
View Resource Scientific American: Energy & Sustainability

Energy and the broader ideas surrounding "sustainability" are hot topics today, and Scientific American has created this website to provide access to high-quality information about these subjects. The website begins with a list of "Latest Stories", and there is also a "Most Popular" listing so that users can gauge what other folks are interested in. Users shouldn't miss the "Multimedia" area,...

https://www.scientificamerican.com/energy-and-sustainability...
View Resource In a "biggest loser" style energy contest, a dormitory at the University of North Carolina is triumphant

UNC wins EPA energy contest http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2010/10/26/am-unc-wins-epa-energy-contest/ The Biggest Loser (of energy waste): UNC dormitory http://www.grist.org/article/2010-10-26-the-biggest-loser-of-energy-waste-university-of-north-carolina National Building Competition: Energy...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2010/1029
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