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BP education resources – suggested Alabama standards alignments

  1. 1. BP education resources – suggested Alabama standards alignments You will find links to all the resources referred to in this document at www.bp.com/us/education. The Alabama Content Standards are numbered sequentially within each grade or course and are grade level specific for Grades K-8. The standards are course specific for Grades 9-12 and include Physical Science Core (PSC); Biology Core (BC); Chemistry Core (CC); Physics Core (PYC); Aquascience (AQ); Botany (BT); Earth and Space Science (ESS); Environmental Science (ENV); Geology (GEO); and Marine Biology (MB). (BP Resources have the following designations: Green shaded = Interactive sites; Yellow shaded = downloadable posters / pamphlets; White shaded = downloadable resources) Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment A day full of energy A game that includes topics such as Alternative energy Kindergarten: 5, 10, 14, 17, 24, 25; Grade 1: 12, energy in our bodies, optics, electricity, Energy conservation and 13, 14, 17, 22; Grade 2: 10, 17, 24; Grade 3: 19, renewable and non-renewable energies: environment 20, 22, 23; Grade 4: 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, conservation of the environment, sound Global energy use 29, 30, 31; Grade 5: 13, 14, 19 and vibration, force and motion. Non-renewable energy A day full of energy: A series of posters with accompanying Alternative energy Kindergarten: 4, 5, 12, 15, 16, 18, 24, 27; Grade poster set teacher’s notes showing how energy is Energy conservation and 1: 1, 4, 10, 12, 16, 20, 21, 22; Grade 2: 1, 4, 10, used throughout a child’s day. Vocabulary environment 17, 30, 31; Grade 3: 1, 4, 5, 9, 17, 19, 20, 23 words are provided at the bottom of each Global energy use poster. Non-renewable energy About BP leaflet This leaflet can be used to provide BP Background Kindergarten: 9; Grade 1: 8, 9, 11; Grade 2: 9, students and the greater community with Careers in energy 10, 11, 24; Grade 3: 9, 19, 20; Grade 4: 9; information on BP as an example of Grade 5: 9; Grade 6: 13; Grade 7: 13; Grade 8: career opportunities, and companies that 13; AQ: 23; ESS: 17; ENV: 17, 19, 24, 26 provide services in a market economy. Alternative energy Charts, data and other information from Alternative energy Kindergarten: 10, 11, 15, 21; Grade 1: 10, 11, statistics the BP Statistical Review of World 22; Grade 2: 24; Grade 3: 20; Grade 4: 30, 34; Energy, covering solar, wind, nuclear, Grade 5: 14, 17; Grade 6: 12, 25; Grade 8: 34, natural gas, ethanol and other topics 35; BC: 39; AQ: 23; ENV: 24, 25, 26 relevant to alternative and renewable energy production and use worldwide. BP and Alternative Information about BP’s Alternative Energy Alternative energy Kindergarten: 10, 11, 15, 21; Grade 1: 10, 11, Energy portfolio and plans, including biofuels, 22; Grade 2: 24; Grade 4: 30, 34; Grade 5: 14, cleaner fuels and lubricants, solar, wind, 17; Grade 6: 12, 25; Grade 8: 34, 35; BC: 39; gas and hydrogen power. AQ: 23; ENV: 24, 25, 26 BP and climate change Detailed information on what BP is doing BP Background Kindergarten: 10, 11, 15, 21; Grade 1: 10, 11, about climate change, including Energy conservation and 22; Grade 2: 24; Grade 4: 30, 34; Grade 5: 14, alternative energy, sustainable environment 17; Grade 6: 12, 25; Grade 8: 34, 35; BC: 39; transportation alternatives and reduction Global climate and weather AQ: 23; ENV: 24, 25, 26 in carbon emissions. Global energy use BP and renewable energy An overview of what BP does where Alternative energy Kindergarten: 10, 11, 15, 21; Grade 1: 10, 11, renewable and alternative energy is 22; Grade 2: 24; Grade 4: 30, 34; Grade 5: 14, concerned. 17; Grade 6: 12, 25; Grade 8: 34, 35; BC: 39; AQ: 23; ENV: 24, 25, 26 Page 1 of 9
  2. 2. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment BP case studies These brief articles cover topics like BP Background Kindergarten: 11; Grade 1: 8, 9; Grade 2: 8, 9; diversity and inclusion, community Grade 3: 9, Grade 4: 9; Grade 5: 9; Grade 6: 13; outreach, supporting local economies, Grade 7: 13, 16; Grade 8: 13, 16 revenue management, education, conservation, environmental performance and business ethics. Building bonanza An interactive electronic application that Alternative energy Kindergarten: 4, 5, 10, 11, 15, 21, 22, 25; Grade allows students to make choices to Energy conservation and 1: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, 21; Grade 2: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, construct a building that maximizes environment 18, 24; Grade 3: 4, 5, 9, 19; Grade 4: 4, 5, 29; energy efficiency. Cartoon characters Global climate and weather Grade 5: 4, 5, 9, 13, 16; Grade 6: 13, 36, 38; provide suggestions and commentary for Global energy use Grade 7: 13, 16, 44; Grade 8: 13, 42 students’ choices. Carbon footprint An interactive tool that helps you Energy conservation and Grade 3: 19; Grade 4: 4, 7, 8; Grade 5: 4, 8; calculator calculate your personal or household environment Grade 6: 12, 35; Grade 7: 11, 12; Grade 8: 11, carbon emissions, with suggestions on Global climate and weather 12; PA: 3, 11, 16; ENV: 24, 26 how to conserve energy. Global energy use Non-renewable energy Carbon footprint A quiz to test your knowledge of carbon- Alternative energy Grade 3: 19; Grade 4: 4, 7, 8; Grade 5: 4, 8; calculator quiz saving techniques. Find out what you Energy conservation and Grade 6: 12, 35; Grade 7: 11, 12; Grade 8: 11, know about carbon emissions. environment 12; PA: 3, 11, 16; ENV: 24, 26 Global climate and weather Global energy use Careers in engineering An interactive view of the diverse nature Careers in energy Kindergarten – Grade 5: 9; Grade 6: 13; Grade of engineering and its applications. 7: 13; Grade 8: 13 Chart of oil products This chart expands on information in the Non-renewable energy N/A ‘Oil products kit’ (see resources for all levels) with a focus on fractional distillation. Charting tool: coal, gas Downloadable charts and data files on Non-renewable energy Grade 3: 4, 8; Grade 4: 4, 7, 8; Grade 5: 8, 9; and oil production, consumption, and prices by Grade 6: 11, 12; Grade 7: 11, 12; Grade 8: 11, global region going back to 1965. 12; PA: 7, 11 Climate change leaflet Describes the causes and effects of Global climate and weather Grade 6: 9, 36; Grade 8: 35; BC: 39; AQ: 23; climate change. ESS: 28, 29; ENV: 24, 25, 26 Climate change poster Large format pictorial that depicts the Global climate and weather Kindergarten: 10, 11, 15, 21; Grade 2: 24, 31, causes and effects of climate change. 32; Grade 4: 29, 30; Grade 5: 30; Grade 6: 9, 36; Grade 8: 35; BC: 39; AQ: 23; ESS: 28, 29; ENV: 24, 25, 26 Conversion calculator Converts between units of measurement Non-renewable energy Kindergarten: 2, 4, 7; Grade 1: 7; Grade 2: 7; for crude oil, natural gas and liquid natural Scientific tools and research Grade 3: 8; Grade 4: 4; Grade 5: 8; Grade 6: 6, gas (LNG). From the BP Statistical 11; Grade 7: 6; Grade 8: 6; PA: 8 Review of World Energy. Page 2 of 9
  3. 3. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment Energy business booklet: Informational text on BP as a company BP background Grade 1: 8, 9, 11; Grade 2: 10, 24; Grade 4: 9, BP and the environment and its role in preserving the environment. Global energy use 34; Grade 5: 9, 13, 14; Grade 6: 13, 16, 34; Grade 8: 34, 35; BC: 38, 40, 41; AQ: 28; BT: 27; ENV: 20, 21, 24, 25, 26; MB: 26 Energy business booklet: Explanation of natural gas, liquid natural Alternative energy Grade 3: 19, 20; Grade 4: 20; Grade 5: 13, 15; gas, power and gas and various renewable energies. Energy conservation and ESS: 17 renewables environment Non-renewable energy Energy business booklet: Describes various types of fuels and Non-renewable energy Grade 4: 10, 11, 12; Grade 5: 10, 14 motor fuels and lubricants including clean fuels, additives lubricants and future developments. Energy business booklet: Describes how oil and gas are formed, Non-renewable energy Grade 4: 10, 11, 12, 32; Grade 5: 10, 14; Grade oil and gas formation and located and extracted. 6: 9, 37, 40; Grade 7: 42; BC: 25; ESS: 17, 20; production ENV: 17, 20 Energy business booklet: Describes the chemistry of hydrocarbons, Non-renewable energy, Grade 4: 10, 11, 12; Grade 5: 10, 14 oil refining and their the process of fractional distillation and Energy conservation and products types of products derived from environment petrochemicals. Includes conservation techniques BP uses in refining practices. Energy business booklet: Describes the chemistry of Energy conservation and Grade 4: 10, 12; Grade 5: 10, 14 petrochemicals and petrochemicals, types of polymers and environment plastics their properties. Also discusses the Non-renewable energy impacts on the environment over the life of the products. Energy business poster A series of posters with teacher notes on Careers in energy Grade 5: 10, 14; Grade 6: 9; ESS: 17, 20, 21; set oil and gas exploration and production; Non-renewable energy ENV: 17, 26; GEO: 19, 20, 21, 22, 32 refining and marketing of oil products; petrochemicals; gas, power and renewables. Energy charting tool Create customized charts and Excel Alternative energy Kindergarten: 10, 11, 15, 21; Grade 1: 10, 11, workbooks illustrating energy production, Global energy use 22; Grade 2: 24; Grade 4: 30, 34; Grade 5: 14, distribution and consumption for Scientific tools and research 17; Grade 6: 12, 25; Grade 8: 34, 35; BC: 39; electricity, hydroelectricity, nuclear energy AQ: 23; ENV: 24, 25, 26 and other energy types. Energy data: non- Create custom charts examining energy Non-renewable energy Grade 3: 4, 8; Grade 4: 4, 7, 8; Grade 5: 8, 13, renewable energy and data, including coal, natural gas and 15; Grade 6: 11, 12; Grade 7: 11, 12; Grade 8: oil, going back to 1965. 11, 12; PA: 7, 11 Energy flows An interactive game in which students Alternative energy Kindergarten: 4, 5, 10, 11, 15, 21, 22, 25; Grade identify the flow of energy from a specific Global energy use 1: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, 21; Grade 2: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, energy source to its application. 18, 24; Grade 3: 4, 5, 9, 19; Grade 4: 4, 5, 29; Grade 5: 4, 5, 9, 13, 16; Grade 6: 13, 36, 38; Page 3 of 9
  4. 4. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment Grade 7: 13, 16, 44; Grade 8: 13 Energy for the world A series of three DVDs on oil and gas Global energy use Grade 4: 31, 32; Grade 5: 10, 14; Grade 6: 9; formation, refining and products from oil, Non-renewable energy BC: 25, 38; ESS: 17, 20, 21; ENV: 17, 26; GEO: and possibilities for renewable energy. 19, 20, 21, 22, 32 Teacher notes include a script of the videos, discussion questions and suggested hands-on activities to accompany the DVDs. Energy gallery: teacher A series of resources focusing on energy Alternative energy Kindergarten: 4, 5, 15, 17, 24, 25; Grade 1: 4, 5, resources education, developed in partnership with Energy conservation and 12, 21, 22; Grade 2: 4, 5, 17, 24; Grade 3: 4, 5, the Science Museum in London, England. environment 13, 15, 19, 20, 23, 33; Grade 4: 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, Non-renewable energy 21, 30, 31; Grade 5: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, Global climate and weather 26, 30 Global energy use Energy info zone: play A series of games that reinforce energy Alternative energy Kindergarten: 4, 5, 10, 11, 15, 21, 22, 25; Grade sources, uses and conservation concepts. 1: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, 21; Grade 2: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24; Grade 3: 4, 5, 9, 19; Grade 4: 4, 5, 29; Grade 5: 4, 5, 9, 13, 16; Grade 6: 13, 36, 38; Grade 7: 13, 16, 44; Grade 8: 13, 42 Energy info zone: stories A variety of short stories on energy use Alternative energy Kindergarten: 4, 5, 10, 11, 15, 21, 22, 25; Grade accompanied by “Fascinating Facts” to Global climate and weather 1: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, 21; Grade 2: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, contextualize the energy content Global energy use 18, 24; Grade 3: 4, 5, 9, 19; Grade 4: 4, 5, 29; presented. Non-renewable energy Grade 5: 4, 5, 9, 13, 16; Grade 6: 13, 36, 38; Grade 7: 13, 16, 44; Grade 8: 13, 42 Energy info zone: watch A series of 20 videos about energy with Alternative energy Kindergarten: 4, 5, 10, 11, 15, 21, 22, 25; Grade topics ranging from biofuels to fusion, Non-renewable energy 1: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, 21; Grade 2: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, from hydropower to the greenhouse 18, 24; Grade 3: 4, 5, 9, 19; Grade 4: 4, 5, 29; effect. Includes text and voice-over. Grade 5: 4, 5, 9, 13, 16; Grade 6: 13, 36, 38; Grade 7: 13, 16, 44; Grade 8: 13, 42 Energy ninjas An arcade-styled interactive game where Energy conservation and Kindergarten: 4, 5, 10, 11, 15, 21, 22, 25; Grade students accomplish tasks to reduce environment 1: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, 21; Grade 2: 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, carbon dioxide emissions. Global climate and weather 18, 24; Grade 3: 4, 5, 9, 19; Grade 4: 4, 5, 29; Grade 5: 4, 5, 9, 13, 16; Grade 6: 13, 36, 38; Grade 7: 13, 16, 44; Grade 8: 13 Energy poster set A series of posters on renewable Alternative energy Grade 5: 13, 14, 15; Grade 6: 24, 25 energies, fossil fuels and electricity Energy conservation and generation. Teacher Notes include case environment studies. Non-renewable energy Environmental mapping A series of maps showing environmental BP background Grade 3: 4, 8, 19, 20, 23; Grade 4: 4, 7, 8, 20; tool management, including water, air, waste Energy conservation and Grade 5: 8, 13, 15; Grade 6: 11, 12; Grade 7: and ecosystem protection. environment 11, 12; Grade 8: 11, 12; PA: 7, 11 Global climate and weather Page 4 of 9
  5. 5. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment Global energy use Fossils kit A hands-on kit with 15 fossil samples. Kit Non-renewable energy Kindergarten: 1, 2, 4, 18; Grade 1: 1, 4, 12, 16; includes a picture key in color, a Grade 2: 1, 4, 21, 25; Grade 3: 1, 2, 4, 27; geological map and timeline of the United Grade 4: 1, 4, 29, 31; Grade 5: 1, 4, 18, 20; Kingdom, information on how fossils are Grade 6: 1, 5; Grade 7: 5; Grade 8: 26, 27; BC: formed and a variety of classroom 31; ESS: 18, 20; GEO: 32, 33 activities. Global energy statistics Charts and historical data from the BP Global energy use Grade 3: 4, 8, 19, 20, 23, 34; Grade 4: 2, 4, 7, 8, Statistical Review of World Energy, Non-renewable energy 20, 31; Grade 5: 8, 13, 15; Grade 6: 11, 12; covering the complete range of global Grade 7: 11, 12; Grade 8: 11, 12; PA: 7, 11; CC: energy use: coal, oil, natural gas, 28 hydropower, geothermal, solar, wind, nuclear, ethanol and more. Greenhouse effect A video showing how greenhouse gases Global climate and weather Kindergarten: 4, 5, 10, 11, 15; Grade 1: 4, 5, 10; are formed. The video includes text and Grade 2: 4, 5, 10, 17, 24; Grade 3: 4, 5, 9, 20, voice-over. 21, 23, 39; Grade 4: 4, 5, 9, 15, 16, 30, 32; Grade 5: 4, 5, 9, 13, 14, 17, 30; Grade 6: 5, 7, 9, 11, 34, 37, 38; Grade 7: 7, 9, 22, 23, 37; Grade 8: 8, 35; PSC: 41; BIO: 38, 39; PYC: 28, 30; ESS: 17, 25, 29; ENV: 20, 24, 25, 26 How commercial solar Diagram and accompanying explanation Technology N/A power works of the structures used in a commercial solar system and the advantages of using solar commercially. How low carbon power An online video on sources of CO2 Energy conservation and Kindergarten: 4, 5, 10, 11; Grade 1: 4, 5, 11, 22; works emissions and ways to reduce them. environment, Grade 2: 4, 5, 10, 11, 24; Grade 3: 4, 5, 20, 36; Includes links to additional videos on uses Global climate and weather Grade 4: 4, 5, 8, 9, 30, 32; Grade 5: 4, 5, 9, 13, of Photovoltaic cells, wind, hydrogen and Technology 14, 15, 17; Grade 6: 5, 7, 9, 11, 35; Grade 7: 7, natural gas. 9; Grade 8: 15, 34, 35; ESS: 29; ENV: 20, 24, 25, 26; GEO: 46, 47; MB: 26 How residential solar Describes how individuals can generate Alternative energy Grade 4: 17, 19, 20 power works electricity that can be stored in batteries for future use or sold back to a utility grid to offset electricity costs to residents. How solar panels and PV Streaming video explaining how a Alternative energy Grade 3: 23; Grade 4: 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 20; cells work photovoltaic cell turns solar energy into Technology Grade 7: 16, 23, 27, 37 electricity. Includes references to Edmond Becquerel and Alessandro Volta. Hungry mice An arcade-like game in which the mice Alternative energy Kindergarten: 10, 15; Grade 1: 17; Grade 2: 17, want to “eat” only non-renewable energy Non-renewable energy 24; Grade 3: 9, 19, 20; Grade 4: 31; Grade 5: sources. 13; Grade 6: 35; Grade 7: 37, 38; Grade 8: 35, 42 Page 5 of 9
  6. 6. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment Hydrogen power at Streaming video depicting the process of Alternative energy Grade 3: 19, 20; Grade 4: 20; Grade 5: 13, 14, Carson, CA generating hydrogen power at Carson, Technology 15; Grade 6: 16, 24; ESS: 17 CA. Hydrogen power projects Information on the development of the Alternative energy Grade 3: 19, 20; Grade 4: 20; Grade 5: 13, 14, Carson, CA, and Peterhead, Scotland, Technology 15; Grade 6: 16, 24; ESS: 17 projects, which will use refinery by- products to generate electricity with reduced carbon emissions. Includes animated demos showing how the projects will work. Hydrogen power demo A streaming video illustrating the process Technology Grade 3: 19, 20; Grade 4: 20; Grade 5: 13, 14, of hydrogen power, or extracting 15; Grade 6: 16, 24; ESS: 17 hydrogen from fossil fuels during electricity production, by explaining the role of each proposed element within the facility. Interviews with BP Video interviews with BP employees BP background Kindergarten – Grade 5: 9; Grade 6: 13; Grade employees talking about what it’s like to work for BP, Careers in energy 7: 13; Grade 8: 13 with transcripts available for download. Interviews include the person’s job, the type of education they needed for their position and BP’s support for continuing education and opportunities for advancement. Introduction to renewable An introduction to the forms of renewable Alternative energy N/A energy and alternative energy from BP, including solar, wind, hydrogen and gas-fired power. Leaflet on engineering This leaflet highlights different types of Careers in energy Grade 5: 9; Grade 6: 13; Grade 7: 13; Grade 8: careers engineers and what they do. 13 Make energy useful A game that reinforces using hydropower. Alternative energy Kindergarten: 10, 11; Grade 1: 13, 20; Grade 2: 10, 17, 30; Grade 3: 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 19; Grade 4: 9, 13, 14, 33; Grade 5: 11, 13, 14, 15; Grade 6: 22, 23, 24; Grade 8: 21, 24, 35 Natural gas: how it works A short video on how natural gas power is Global energy use Grade 3: 19, 20; Grade 4: 20; Grade 5: 13, 15; generated. Non-renewable energy ESS: 17 Non-renewable energy Downloadable files, charts and excel Non-renewable energy Grade 3: 4, 8, 19, 20, 23; Grade 4: 4, 7, 8; statistics workbooks from the BP Statistical Review Grade 5: 8, 13, 15; Grade 6: 11, 12; Grade 7: of World Energy, examining oil, natural 11, 12; Grade 8: 11, 12; PA: 7, 11 gas, hydropower, electricity, coal and other energy types worldwide. Page 6 of 9
  7. 7. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment Oil products kit A hands-on kit containing 15 vials Non-renewable energy Grade 4: 10, 12; Grade 5: 10, 14; Grade 8: 1, 2, representing products from crude oil. The 5 teacher notes include information on oil formation, location and refining. Periodic table of elements Downloadable periodic table depicting the Scientific tools and research Grade 7: 19, 21; Grade 8: 17; PSC: 20; CC: 20, following for each element: name, 23 symbol, atomic number, uses of the element, relative mass, physical state at room temperature and appearance in nature. Photovoltaic cells The science behind photovoltaic (PV) Alternative energy Grade 7: 16, 23, 27, 37 explained cells, solar modules, performance factors Energy conservation and and benefits to the environment. Includes environment images and diagrams. Plastazote foam pack Includes hands on activities using Non-renewable energy Kindergarten: 1, 4, 13; Grade 1: 1, 4, 12; Grade plastazote foam. Teacher’s notes 2: 1, 4, 11, 13, 14; Grade 3: 1, 4, 17; Grade 4: 1, describes how it the foam is produced, 4, 10, 11; Grade 5: 1, 4, 20; Grade 6: 1, 2, 5; shows what it looks like at a molecular Grade 7: 1, 5, 7; Grade 8: 1, 5; PA: 3, 7 level, how it is used commercially and its properties. Poster on engineering This poster highlights different types of Careers in energy Kindergarten – Grade 5: 9; Grade 6: 13; Grade careers engineers and what they do. 7: 13; Grade 8: 13 Renewable energy charts Information on renewable sources of Energy conservation and Grade 3: 4, 8, 19, 20, 23; Grade 4: 20; Grade 5: energy, from the BP Statistical Review of environment 8, 13, 15; Grade 6: 11, 12; Grade 8: 11, 12 World Energy. Charts show renewable sources of energy used for electricity generation. Retail poster for Depicts a BP gas station and retail site, Alternative energy Grade 6: 13, 24, 25, 35 secondary students highlighting the many ways that Energy conservation and alternative energies are used to support environment the example facility. Global energy use Retail poster: elementary Poster depicting a BP gas station and Alternative energy Kindergarten: 5, 11, 15, 24, 25; Grade 1: 5, 22; level retail site, highlighting the many ways that Energy conservation and Grade 2: 5, 17; Grade 3: 5, 19, 20, 23 alternative energies are used to support environment the facility. Aimed at elementary (primary) Global energy use level. Retail site information A series of information sheets depicting Alternative energy Grade 5: 9, 14, 15; Grade 6: 13, 24, 25, 35 sheets ways that BP retail sites in Europe use Energy conservation and energy, including alternative energy. environment Global energy use Page 7 of 9
  8. 8. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment Rocks kit An instructional kit containing samples of Energy conservation and Kindergarten: 1, 4, 5, 21, 24; Grade 1: 1, 4, 12, rocks, with a teacher’s guide including environment 20; Grade 2: 1, 4, 13; Grade 3: 1, 4, 32; Grade content background and activities on how Non-renewable energy 4: 1, 4, 34; Grade 5: 1, 4; Grade 6: 1, 2, 5, 7, 9, to use the samples with students. 40; Grade 7: 1, 5; Grade 8: 1, 5; PA: 3, 7; ESS: 17, 21; ENV: 17; GEO: 22, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 37, 39 Solar energy case studies A series of commercial examples of solar Alternative energy N/A energy usage. BP Background Solar kit Kit that provides hands-on experiences in Alternative energy Kindergarten: 2, 4, 5, 11, 15, 16, 27; Grade 1: 1, which students build simple circuits using 2, 4, 5, 11, 21, 22; Grade 2: 1, 2, 4, 5, 17, 18, a solar panel. Activities are tailored to 31; Grade 3: 1, 2, 4, 5, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 34; elementary and secondary levels. Grade 4: 1, 2, 4, 5, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 31; Grade 5: 2, 4, 5, 13, 15, 17, 30; Grade 6: 1, 2, 5, 7, 12, 24; Grade 7: 1, 2, 5, 12, 27, 37; Grade 8: 1, 5, 42; PA: 3, 6, 7 Solar research and Background on BP innovations and BP Background Grade 3: 9; Grade 4: 9; Grade 5: 9; Grade 6: 13, technology contributions to solar energy technology, Energy conservation and 16; Grade 7: 13, 16; Grade 8: 16; PYC: 28, 30 including links to downloadable research environment files. Technology Solar savings estimator An interactive tool that calculates the cost Alternative energy Grade 3: 8; Grade 4: 9; Grade 5: 8, 9, 14; Grade and benefits of a solar solution for a Energy conservation and 6: 12; Grade 7: 12 specific location. Includes contacts for environment implementing solar solutions that may be developed. Strange but true A technology quiz where students select Technology Kindergarten: 10, 15; Grade 1: 17; Grade 2: 17, from a list of unusual devices; those that 24; Grade 3: 9, 19, 20; Grade 4: 31; Grade 5: exist versus those that do not. 13; Grade 6: 35; Grade 7: 37, 38; Grade 8: 35, 42 Target Neutral This interactive website describes Alternative energy Grade 2: 24; Grade 4: 30, 34; Grade 5: 17; possible causes for global warming and Energy conservation and Grade 6: 12, 25; Grade 8: 34, 35; PA: 16; AQ: how individuals can reduce their carbon environment 23; ENV: 24, 25, 26 emissions. Target Neutral calculator This interactive website calculates family Alternative energy PA: 16; AQ: 23; ENV: 24, 25, 26 or individual contributions to global Global climate and weather carbon emissions through particular Global energy use choices, including choice of automobile, driving habits, etc. Who's got what? Students locate various sources of energy Alternative energy Grade 3: 4, 8, 19, 20, 23; Grade 4: 4, 7, 8, 20; on a map of the world Non-renewable energy Grade 5: 8, 13, 15; Grade 6: 11, 12; Grade 7: 11, 12; Grade 8: 11, 12; PA: 7, 11 Wind farm designer A simulation where students determine Alternative energy Kindergarten: 2, 4, 5, 25; Grade 1: 2, 4, 5, 21; Page 8 of 9
  9. 9. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment the optimal position for wind turbines, Grade 2: 2, 4, 5, 17, 31; Grade 3: 2, 4, 5, 19, 20, given variables such as proximity to 35; Grade 4: 2, 4, 5, 19, 20, 31; Grade 5: 2, 4, 5, towns, prevailing winds and bird migration 30; Grade 6: 1, 2, 5, 15, 24, 38 Grade 7: 1, 5, paths. 12; Grade 8: 1, 15; ESS: 26; ENV: 26 Wind power demo Streaming video showing how a wind Alternative energy Grade 3: 9, 19, 20, 34, 35; Grade 4: 19, 20, 31; turbine generates electricity. Technology Grade 5: 15; Grade 6: 36, 38; ESS: 26; ENV: 26 Page 9 of 9

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