Parents and Educators: find resources for at-home and distance learning

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120 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

This lesson uses an online building performance data platform to explore ways to measure, understand, and improve human experience in schools. This lesson focuses on occupant satisfaction and human perceptions of a building's environment. Students will look explore the ways occupant satisfaction is measured, how it relates to sustainability, and the differences in occupant satisfaction data between a green school and an average school.

Why is it important to have clean water?
100 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Environmental Education, Science, Social Studies, Technology

This lesson introduces the concept of Water Quality. It brings the standards used to measure the quality of water used for human consumption and related activities. It also remarks the cause of water pollution. Highlights human activities as the core problem to water quality. Finally, it recommends some steps towards prevention and remediation of water pollution.

135 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

This lesson provides students with step-by-step instructions for how to build a solar USB charger. Students will learn how to solder wires together to build their charger.

How does a schematic circuit diagram help in planning the build of an electric circuit?
90 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

This lesson is designed to teach students about the benefits of solar USB chargers. Students will also be introduced to the components of their solar USB charger to prepare them for the solar USB charger build.

What are the causes of climate change and the consequences on the environment and human activities?
90 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Engineering, Science

This lesson introduces students to the components of a solar electric system and leads students to explore variable that impact solar power production.

90 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Engineering, Science

This lesson is designed to develop students’ understanding of solar power. Solar power, a renewable resource, uses energy from the sun to produce electricity. Peak solar production closely mimics peak energy use, so solar power is a valuable tool for reducing peak power demand.

90 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

This lesson introduces students to the fundamentals of electricity: current, voltage, and resistance. Students will learn the terminology and symbols relating to electricity and create and test their own electrical circuits.