Energy and the EnvironmentThis informative and interactive site helps you develop your understanding of renewable and non-renewable energy.
Circuits GameHelp MI High's Oscar recover his lost camera in this electrical circuits game, but be careful of the Gnome Cams!
Switched On KidsChildren's electrical safety website created by The Electrical Safety Council
Power Up!In this next activity, you will "Power Up" a city using an online interactive. In the interactive, you will buy different energy sources, some renewable and some nonrenewable. You will have to keep an eye on your budget and how the energy sources you are buying have an impact on the environment.
Oil Refining: A Closer LookThis website explains how petroleum is processed. It opens with a 2½-minute video about how petroleum was formed hundreds of millions of years ago from the remains of prehistoric, microscopic plants and the process they go through (photosynthesis) to create the energy that fuels our cars and warms our homes. The video is followed by an interactive that demonstrates distillation and treatment of hydrocarbons.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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