3.11 Resources (Energy)

The student will investigate and understand different sources of energy. Key concepts include:
a) the sun’s ability to produce light and heat energy;
b) sources of energy (sunlight, water, wind);
c) fossil fuels (coal, oil, natural gas) and wood; and
d) renewable and nonrenewable energy resources.

Research Resources:

Learn About Wind Power

Harnessing the Wind

DragonflyTV – Racing Sail Boats

Dragonfy TV – Designing Sail Boats

Wind Capacity Interactive Map

Wind Capacity Quiz


Design Briefs:
Capturing the Sun’s Warmth
A Closer Look at Oil and Energy Resources
Cooking with the Sun