Renewable Energy Lesson Plans for High School

Renewable Energy Lesson Plans for High School

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Renewable Energy Lesson Plans for High School

This guide provides an introduction to renewable energy, tailored for high school classrooms. Engage students with interactive activities appropriate for their level. Inside, you'll find lesson plans, experiments, and readings to enhance understanding. Through exploration of renewable energy resources, students will develop an understanding of sustainability. We believe these resources will inspire further inquiry into renewable energy.

Lesson Plans

These high school lesson plans explore renewable energy's link to climate change. Each plan offers activities to enhance understanding and encourage critical thinking while fostering awareness of renewable energy's role in addressing climate challenges.

Energizing the Future

Energizing the Future

This course about different forms of energy presents the history of energy use, the many sources of energy available, the benefits of renewable energy, and the relative costs of each energy source.

Energizing the Future

More Lesson Plans

Nuclear Fission: Should We Continue to Use This Energy Technology?
Hydrogen Energy and Climate Change
Wind, Solar, and Climate Change

Hands-On Activities

Encourage collaboration and creativity in your high school students with these hands-on and interactive activities related to renewable energy and climate.

Energy Sprawl Interactive Tool

Energy Sprawl Interactive Tool

This interactive tool demonstrates how the growing need for energy will impact land use and carbon emissions. 

Energy Sprawl Interactive Tool

More Hands-On Activities

Transition to Renewable Energy Now
Renewable Energy Learning Lab
Solar Relay Activity

Videos & Articles

Discover a collection of videos and books exploring climate change and renewable energy. These resources can easily fit into your existing curriculum!

Bitcoin Consumes 'More Electricity Than Argentina'

Bitcoin Consumes 'More Electricity Than Argentina'

This article explains how Bitcoin, a type of cryptocurrency, consumes a tremendous amount of energy.

Bitcoin Consumes 'More Electricity Than Argentina'

More Videos & Articles

Top Solar Energy Facts E-Book
Essentials of Environmental Science: How We Make Energy
DIY Solar Energy: Photosynthetic Solar Cells

Next Steps

Whether you are looking for a full lesson or supplemental activities for your curriculum, you can find what you need in this guide. Find resources on energy and more topics at SubjectToClimate.org

📚 ELA 9-12

 

🧮 Math 9-12

 

🌎 Earth Day 9-12

 

🌱 Teaching Climate Change 9-12