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Alternative Energy Sources:

BIOMASS

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SOLAR ENERGY

WIND ENERGY

OCEAN ENERGY

HYDROELECTRIC

NUCLEAR ENERGY

BIOFUEL

 


See Also:

FOSSIL FUELS

 

 

 

K-12 Reading in Alternative Energy Sources -- with Assessments

(INTRODUCTION) -- TYPES OF ENERGY

 

What is energy? Forms of Energy (Kinetic and Potential Energy) -- Law of Conservation of energy -- Energy Efficiency -- Ssources of Energy -- Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy


WIND ENERGY

 

Energy from Wind -- The History of Wind -- How Wind Machines Work -- Types of Wind Machines --Images of Wind Machines -- Wind Power Plants -- Wind Production -- Wind and the Environment -- US Goals in Wind Energy --


GEOTHERMAL ENERGY   How What is Geothermal Energy, Energy inside the Earth, Geothermal Power Plants, Geothermal Energy and the Environment.

HYDROPOWER   Electricity Generation, How Hydropower Works, Where is Hydropower Generated, Hydropower and the Enivironment.

NUCLEAR ENERGY   Energy from Atoms, Nuclear Fuel -- Uranium, Nuclear Power Plants, Types of Reactors, Nuclear Power and Environment

BIOMASS -- INTRODUCTION   Energy from Plant and Animal Matter, Wood and Wood Waste, Biofuels, Biomass and the Environment

FOSSIL FUELS- OIL BASICS   How was Oil Formed? Where Do We Get Our Oil? How does Oil Impact the Environment?

FOSSIL FUELS -- COAL BASICS

 

How was Coal Formed? How do we Get Coal? Types of Coal -- How is Coal Used? Coal and the Environment


 

FOSSIL FUELS -- NATURAL GAS BASICS

 

  How Was Natural Gas Formed? How Do We Get Natural Gas? How Do We Store and Deliver Natural Gas? How Is Natural Gas Measured? How Do We Use Natural Gas? How Does Natural Gas Impact the Environment?

SOLAR ENERGY

 

  Energy from the Sun -- Photovoltaic Energy --Solar Thermal Power Plants

OCEAN ENERGY   Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion

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