Exploring Alternative Energy: Hydroelectric Dams Unit Study

Exploring Alternative Energy: Hydroelectric Dams Unit Study

Hydroelectric power, or hydroelectricity, is generated by the force of falling water. Hydro comes from the Greek word for water. It’s one of the cleanest sources of energy, and it’s also the most reliable and least expensive.  Alternative Energy Resources: Hydroelectric Dams is a unit study providing multiple notebooking pages, a chart to compare and contrast dams, a construction design project, and an optional field trip experience. 13 page eBook (PDF)

Exploring Alternative Energy – Hydroelectric Dams

In STEM Club, we are immersed in energy resources presently – so a field trip to a hydroelectric dam is the perfect field trip.  Shasta Dam, the 2nd largest dam in the country (after Grand Coulee in Washington state) is in our backyard – so it is the perfect field trip. Shasta Dam is a […]

Shasta Dam :: Field Trip Friday

I keep a list of local places we want to explore and adventures we hope to someday take part … essentially a  field trip wish list.  I’ve had ‘hydroelectric dam’ on the list for some time … and this week, we were finally able to check this one off the list. View of Shasta Dam […]

The Homeschool Omnibus is Back!

The annual Homeschool Omnibus is back!! I couldn’t be more excited to share with you this incredible collection of digital homeschool resources – eBooks, curriculum, MP3s … there is just so much! The affiliate links included are for resources we absolutely love and truly depend on. Because one of my Science Logic curriculum units is included in […]

Encouraging Girls in STEM

Today is Girl Day, a movement that shows girls how creative and collaborative engineering is and how engineers are changing our world. With hundreds of events happening each year, together we are driving the conversation about girls and engineering. The culture is changing .. there is no better time to encourage the young girls in your life to pursue […]

Science Freebies

Science Freebies

I have compiled here all of the links to my various science freebies: lesson plans, printables, and unit studies that I have created and have made available for download. They are organized by discipline. I have also included freebies for service learning & citizen science as well as field trips and multidisciplinary units. ADMIN NOTE :: A few […]