Energy Sources 1

Energy Sources 1

Energy Sources-Science

Assignment: Eighth grade Communication Arts and Science will collaborate on an "Energy Sources" research project. Students will learn about energy sources using print and web-based resources. The students will create a research paper comprising of three paragraphs.

Handouts: See attachments below

Citing Sources: Students will cite sources using the APA style.

Rubric or grading tools: See attachments below

Number and types of sources required: Varies according to teachers

World Book Online: Search using your specific energy term

Websites:

http://www.need.org/Energy-Infobooks : NEED's energy sources fact sheets

www.eia.gov/kids : Energy Information Administration's Kid's Page

http://energy.gov/science-innovation/energy-sources : Department of Energy

www.awea.org : American Wind Energy Association

www.nei.org/keyissues /: Nuclear Energy Institute

www.hydro.org: National Hydropower Association (info on hydroelectricity)

www.ases.org: American Solar Energy Society

www.propanecouncil.org: Propane Education and Research Council

www.biomassenergycentre.org : Biomass Energy Centre

www.ucsusa.org: Union of Concerned Scientists

http://www.api.org/aboutoilgas/: American Petroleum Institute

www.ngsa.org : Natural Gas Supply Association

http://www.sciencedaily.com/ : Science Daily

http://www.altenergy.org/ : Alternative Energy

http://www.energyville.com/ : Chevron Energyville

http://www.sciencenews.org/ : Science News

http://www.scientificamerican.com/ : Scientific American

Books:

A cart of books on energy sources is located in the computer lab.


Video Clips:

Energy Sources : BrainPop

Forms of Energy : BrainPop

Energy : Qwiki

Renewable Energy : Qwiki


Resources:

Energy Project Introduction

Energy Project Rubric

Energy Source Group Project for 3

Energy Source Group Project for 4

Energy Source Group Scoring Guide

APA