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Biodiesel Using Renewable Resources
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Classroom Lessons - Experiment
Summary: Using the principles of Green Chemistry, this experiment examines ways to use renewable resources to replace nonrenewable starting materials and it examines characteristic properties of matter.
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Biomass (Elementary/Middle School)
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Biomass.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards
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Biomass (high school)
Grade Level: High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Biomass. All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards
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Biomass (pre-K-K)
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Biomass. All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Clock Reaction Presentation
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Experiment - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: Powerpoint for green chemistry version of timed clock reaction.
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Coal
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Coal
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Coal
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Coal
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Coal
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Coal
Grade Level: High School
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Dr. Arbor Talks Trees
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Fact sheet - Glossary - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours - Science Fair Projects - Web site
Summary: Tree Basics, Teacher's Guide, Dr. Arbor's Lab, Tree Key, State Tree Gallery and Gloassary aree all included in this site's inforamtion of trees. Users can progress forward by clicking on side arrows through the interactive descriptions of tree parts. Dr. Arbor...
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Electricity (Elementary/Middle School)
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on electricity.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Electricity (Middle School/High School)
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: A grade appropriate fact sheet on electricity.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Energy Sources
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on energy sources.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Exploring the Secret Life of Trees
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Classroom Lessons - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: Exploring the Secret Life of Trees is designed to help 3rd – 5th grade students gain an appreciation of trees, observe trees in their everyday lives, and develop an interest in discovering more about trees. It is intended for adults to work with children to ex...
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Fossil Fuels to Products
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Students learn about exploration, production, refining, chemical manufacturing, transportation, marketing, and uses of petroleum, natural gas, and their products in the industrial sector with background information and hands-on activities.
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Geothermal
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate factsheet on Geothermal Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards
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Geothermal
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Geothermal Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Geothermal Energy
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Summary: Grade appropriate factsheet on Geothermal Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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History of Electricity
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on the history of electricity.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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History of Electricity
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on the History of Electricity.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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History of Energy
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on the history of energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Hydropower
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Hydropower. All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards at http://www.need.org/guides.htm
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Hydropower
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Hydropower. All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards at http://www.need.org/guides.htm
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Introduction to Energy
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Introduction to Energy
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Need to Conserve Energy (The)
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Classroom Lessons - Experiment
Summary: Using principles of Green Chemistry, this experiment will compare the environmental costs of heating and measure reaction time and discuss the relationship to the reaction rate.
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Saving Energy
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Saving Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Saving Energy
Grade Level: Elementary
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on saving energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Soaps, Solvents and Cleaning: A slippery problem
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Classroom Lessons - Experiment
Summary: Using the principles of Green Chemistry this experiment examines the effects of surfactants on solvents, discusses ways to make cleaning agents environmentally friendly and the role crystallization plays in cleaning?
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Solar
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on solar energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Solar
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Solar Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Solar Energy
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on solar energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Talking Trash Solid Wastes
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Experiment
Summary: Using the principles of Green Chemistry, this experiment analyzes the trends in the generation and reclamation of solid wastes within the United States over time and it evaluates reasons for making wastes.
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Transportation Fuels: The Future is Today
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Students learn about conventional and alternative transportation fuels and participate in several activities to learn and teach others. Designed for grades 7-12 with modification for middle school. This is a teacher guide with introudctions to petroleum, gasol...
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Trees are Terrific ... Travels with Pierre
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Lessons - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: Trees Are Terrific...Travels with Pierre, is designed to help young children (5–8 years of age) gain an appreciation of trees, observe trees in their every day lives and develop an interest in learning more about trees. It is intended for adults to work with c...
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Waste and Tinker Toys Atom Economy
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Classroom Lessons - Experiment
Summary: This is an experiment using Green Chemistry principles that explores the idea of atom economy, or avoiding wastes by incorporating as much of the starting materials into the desired product as possible; relates the Law of Conservation of Matter to the idea of...
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Water Cycle, The
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: A grade appropriate fact sheet on hydropower.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Watts on Schools, Bringing Solar Energy to the Communities we Serve
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Case Study - Database - Experiment - List - Web site
Summary: Move backwards and forward at this site dedicated to Solar Energy and you can learn about what schools are doing, calculate wattage, download data, find appropriate activities and learn about the photovoltaic systems.
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What Color Is Your Waste
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Experiment
Summary: This lesson examines the principles of Green Chemistry through an activity on accessing commonly used and environmentally packaging.This activity can be used as a demonstration for middle school students or as a lab exercise for high school students. It can a...
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What is Biomass
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate information on Biomass. All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Electricity?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Electricity.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Energy?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Geothermal?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Geothermal Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Hydropower?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on hydropower.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Solar Energy?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on solar energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Wind?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Wind Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Wind
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on wind energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Wind
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Wind.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Wind Energy
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Wind Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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