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90 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE): Architecture & Construction, Career and Technical Education (CTE): STEM, 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): Architecture & Construction, Career and Technical Education (CTE): STEM, 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.

What are the main challenges experienced by our current energy grid?
120 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE): STEM, Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

This lesson introduces students to the difference between electrical power and electrical energy.

How does a solar panel produce electricity?
225 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE): STEM, Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

Since the industrial revolution, fossil fuels have become one of the primary energy sources used by humans. Largely as a result of burning fossil fuels, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been rapidly rising. This lesson introduces the fundamental processes related to climate change, such as the greenhouse effect and the carbon cycle. Students will learn the basic science of climate change as well the associated opportunities and challenges.

How do contemporary photos of Native Americans by Native Americans challenge old stereotypes and assumptions?
60 minutes
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7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Environmental Education, Geography, History, Reading or Language Arts

Native America exists beyond stereotypes and history books. Today, Native Americans are voicing concerns about environmental and human rights issues, shaping their own tribal communities and the future of the country. In this lesson, students view photographs which document Native American voices and explore the themes of identity, cultural displacement, and resilience.

What can the wolf teach us about ourselves?
60 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Arts, Reading or Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

Wolves have been widely misunderstood throughout time, causing a rapid decline in their population. In recent years, due to legal protection, the population of wolves has increased, but many species of wolves remain endangered. This lesson explores images of wolves from a nature photographer’s point of view and examines the wolf’s role in the larger ecosystem.