This video describes the many types of renewable energy available today and ways of storing renewable energy.
Students will learn about concentrated solar, photovoltaics, wind power, hydroelectric power, geothermal energy, and kinetic energy.
This video provides some renewable energy sources and storage mechanisms that students may not have heard of before.
Kinetic energy tiles or generators are solutions that students may not have heard of before.
Students should be familiar with the terms renewable energy and nonrenewable energy.
Cross-curricular connections could be made with social studies and economics classes when discussing the social benefits of reducing pollution from fossil fuel electricity and the use of tax funds for infrastructure projects.
Science and engineering classes could use this video to open a lesson about renewable energy and technological solutions that reduce fossil fuel use and reduce energy waste.