Your students can experience energy first hand in their class by pedal powering electricity. Learn from a hands-on session about forms of energy and transformations, and experience the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy! Here's the description for elementary, junior and senior high school students:
Students learn how to answer the questions; What are some different kinds of energy? How is electrical energy unique? What are the sources of electricity? How much physical exertion is needed to provide electricity for a cell phone as compared to hairdryer? What are ways to conserve electricity? How does electricity production affect climate change? How do choices between renewable and nonrenewable energy sources affect consumption and pollution? How do transportation choices affect energy consumption?