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Take an Environmentally Informative Field Trip to an Alternative Energy Plant

By Beth Newingham on April 11, 2012
  • Grades: 3–5

If you have an alternative energy plant near your school, take a trip to learn about renewable resources. In 2009, renewable energy, from sources like the sun, wind, and water, only provided about eight percent of the energy used in the United States. The use of renewable fuels has begun to increase in recent years, however, due to the high price of oil and natural gas.

Visit Energy Kids to read more about renewable energy and find games, activities, and lesson plans to supplement your curriculum.

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