The following websites also provide
teachers, students and the general public with educational information about energy and water resources.
Seventeen problems that prevent students from understanding electricity and some
activities that can help solve these problems.
Elementary electricity experiments from the Exploratorium.
Electrochemistry experiments for middle and high school students.
This web site provides high school students with the directions to create their
own electrostatic motor from plastic soda bottles and create electrostatic forces
to spin the motor.
Lesson plans and instructions for constructing the simple motor.
Milestones in the history of energy and human uses for these energy resources
General energy consumption information
Great kids page to explore the world of energy with the California Energy Commission
A fun kids page to explore renewable energy, offering information, games and activities
Elementary, middle and high school lesson plans on renewable energy
The Geothermal Education Office offers information resources as well as classroom
The American Wind Energy Association site offers many information resources on wind
Information on Northwest renewable projects and news from this non-profit advocacy
Plans and kits to make your own wind turbine and solar cooker
The Foundation for Energy and Water Education (FWEE) maintains an extensive site
on all aspects of hydropower
Solar education and news resources
Learn about the science of water at this USGS site
Learn about the McKenzie River and what the council is doing in the watershed that
is the source of Eugene's drinking water
Resources for teachers, information on school programs