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The Lesson Plan section of Energy Kids provides activities and lesson plans for students of all learning styles and levels. Many of the lessons were developed by the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project in cooperation with the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Lesson plans are sorted into the following age-grade categories: Primary, Elementary, Intermediate, and Secondary.  Topics covered include energy, biomass, consumption/conservation, electricity, oil, natural gas, nuclear/uranium, and wind.
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Metadata instance created July 10, 2006 by Jessica Hollums
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This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.

Topic: Conservation of Energy
Unit Title: Energy Forms and Sources

This site from the U.S. Energy Information Administration provides a large set of lesson plans for teaching about energy. Lessons are organized in four categories: primary (30), elementary (25), intermediate (22), and secondary (15 lessons). Topics include forms of energy, fossil fuels, geothermal, solar, nuclear, wind, U.S. energy consumption, and more.

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(Energy Information Administration, Washginton, DC, 2006), WWW Document, (https://www.eia.gov/kids/for-teachers/lesson-plans/).
Energy Kids: Lesson Plans (Energy Information Administration, Washginton, DC, 2006), <https://www.eia.gov/kids/for-teachers/lesson-plans/>.
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Energy Kids: Lesson Plans. (2010, January 1). Retrieved May 21, 2024, from Energy Information Administration: https://www.eia.gov/kids/for-teachers/lesson-plans/
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Energy Information Administration. Energy Kids: Lesson Plans. Washginton, DC: Energy Information Administration, January 1, 2010. https://www.eia.gov/kids/for-teachers/lesson-plans/ (accessed 21 May 2024).
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Energy Kids: Lesson Plans. Washginton, DC: Energy Information Administration, 2006. 1 Jan. 2010. 21 May 2024 <https://www.eia.gov/kids/for-teachers/lesson-plans/>.
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