BP education resources – suggested California standards alignments
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  1. 1. BP education resources – suggested California standards alignments You will find links to all the resources referred to in this document at www.bp.com/us/education. At Grades Kindergarten through 8, Standards are by grade level and designated with standard set and letter. At Grades 9 through12, Standards are course specific and are designated with course name, standard set and number. (Where applicable, curricular connections and Framework references are also noted.) (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 energy Alternative energy Grade 2: 1b, 1g; Grade 3: 1a, 1c, 1d, 2a, in our bodies, optics, electricity, renewable Energy conservation and 2b, 2c, 2d; Grade 4: 1g, 2a; Grade 5: 4b; and non-renewable energies: conservation of environment Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 5a, 6a, 6b; Grade 7: 6a, the environment, sound and vibration, force Global energy use 6b, 6c, 6e, 6f, 6g; Grade 7: 1c, 2a and motion. Non-renewable energy A day full of energy: A series of posters with accompanying Alternative energy Kindergarten: 1a, 3c, 4b, 4c, 4e; Grade1: poster set teacher’s notes showing how energy is used Energy conservation and 4d; Grade 2:1a, 4c; Grade 3: 1a, 1b, 1c, throughout a child’s day. Vocabulary words environment 1d; General: supports English language are provided at the bottom of each poster. Global energy use development Non-renewable energy About BP leaflet This leaflet can be used to provide students BP Background California Framework – Nature of Science and the greater community with information Careers in energy and Technology (all grades) on BP as an example of career opportunities, and companies that provide services in a market economy. Alternative energy Charts, data and other information from the Alternative energy Grade 3: 1a, 1b; Grade 4: 1g, connections statistics BP Statistical Review of World Energy, to wind and electricity generation; Grade covering solar, wind, nuclear, natural gas, 5: 3d, 6f; Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 3c, 4a, 4b, 4c, ethanol and other topics relevant to 6a, 6b, 7b, 7c; Physics: connections to alternative and renewable energy production electricity; Earth Science: 4a, 9a, 9c; and use worldwide. Physics: 4a; BP and Alternative Information about BP’s Alternative Energy Alternative energy Grade 3: 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d; Grade 4: 1g; Energy portfolio and plans, including biofuels, Grade 5: 3d, 4a; Grade 6: 3a, 4a, 6b; cleaner fuels and lubricants, solar, wind, gas Physics: 4a; Biology: 6b; Earth Science: and hydrogen power. 4a, 4b, 4, 5a, 7c, 9a, 9c BP and climate change Detailed information on what BP is doing BP Background Grade 6: 6a, 6b, 6c; Earth Science: 4c, about climate change, including alternative Energy conservation and 4d, 4e energy, sustainable transportation environment alternatives and reduction in carbon Global energy use emissions. BP and climate change Information about BP and climate change, Global climate and weather Grade 6: 6a, 6b, 6c; Earth Science: 4c, including how BP is facing the challenge 4d, 4e through product development and global incentives available to businesses. Page 1 of 9
  2. 2. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment BP and renewable energy An overview of what BP does where Alternative energy N/A renewable and alternative energy is concerned. BP case studies These brief articles cover topics like diversity BP Background N/A and inclusion, community outreach, supporting local economies, revenue management, education, conservation, environmental performance and business ethics. Building bonanza An interactive electronic application that Alternative energy Grade 1: 3a; Grade 2: 3e; Grade 3: 1a, allows students to make choices to construct Energy conservation and 1b, 1c, 1d, 2a, 2b; Grade 4: 1g, Grade 6: a building that maximizes energy efficiency. environment 3b, 3d, 6a, 6b, 6c Cartoon characters provide suggestions and Global climate and weather commentary for students’ choices. Global energy use Carbon footprint An interactive tool that helps you calculate Energy conservation and Grade 6: 6a, 6b, 6c; Grades 4 – 12: calculator your personal or household carbon environment energy conservation principles emissions, with suggestions on how to Global climate and weather conserve energy. Global energy use Non-renewable energy Carbon footprint A quiz to test your knowledge of carbon- Alternative energy Grade 6: 6a, 6b, 6c; Grades 4 – 12: calculator quiz saving techniques. Find out what you know Energy conservation and energy conservation principles about carbon emissions. environment Global climate and weather Global energy use Careers in engineering An interactive view of the diverse nature of Careers in energy California Framework – Nature of Science engineering and its applications. and Technology (all grades) Chart of oil products This chart expands on information in the ‘Oil Non-renewable energy Grade 6: 1f, 3b, 6a, 6b, 6c; Grade 8: 3b, products kit’ (see resources for all levels) 3c, 3f; Chemistry: 10b, 10d; Earth with a focus on fractional distillation. Science: 3c, 7b, 9a Charting tool: coal, gas Downloadable charts and data files on Non-renewable energy Grade 5: 4a; Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 3c, 4a, 4d and oil production, consumption, and prices by 6a, 6b; Grade 8: 5c, 7c; Physics: 3a, 3c, global region going back to 1965. 4a, connections to electricity; Earth Science: 3c, 7b, 9a, 9b, 9c Climate change leaflet Describes the causes and effects of climate Global climate and weather Grade 6: 6a, 6b, 6c; Earth Science: 4c, change. 4d, 4e Climate change poster Large format pictorial that depicts the causes Global climate and weather Kindergarten: 3b and effects of climate change. Conversion calculator Converts between units of measurement for Non-renewable energy Grade 2: 4b; Grade 3: 5c; Grade 4: 6b; crude oil, natural gas and liquid natural gas Scientific tools and research Grade 5: 6f; Grades 6 – 12: use as a (LNG). From the BP Statistical Review of reference when making unit conversions 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 and BP background Kindergarten: 3c; Grade 4: 2c; Grade 5: BP and the environment its role in preserving the environment. Global energy use 3d, 3e; Grade 6: 6a, 6b, 6c; Biology: 6a, 6d; Earth Science: 4c, 4d, 6d, 7b; K-12: implementation of Education Code 8704 and SB 373 Energy business booklet: Explanation of natural gas, liquid natural gas Alternative energy Grade 5: 4a; Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 4a, gas, power and and various renewable energies. Energy conservation and 4c, 6a, 6b, 6c; Physics: 3c, 4a; Earth renewables environment Science: 3c, 4a, 7b, 7d, 9a Non-renewable energy Energy business booklet: Describes various types of fuels and Non-renewable energy Grade 4: 4a, 5a, 5c; Grade 5: 1a; Grade motor fuels and lubricants including clean fuels, additives and 6: 1f, 6a, 6b; Grade 7: 4a, 4c; Chemistry: lubricants future developments. 10b; Biology: 6d; Earth Science: 3c, 7b, 7d, 9a Energy business booklet: Describes how oil and gas are formed, Non-renewable energy Grade 4: 4a, 5a, 5c; Grade 5: 1a; Grade oil and gas formation and located and extracted. 6: 1f, 6a, 6b; Grade 7: 4a, 4c; Chemistry: production 10b; Biology: 6d; Earth Science: 3c7b, 7d, 9a Energy business booklet: Describes the chemistry of hydrocarbons, the Non-renewable energy, Grade 4: 4a, 5a, 5c; Grade 5: 1a; Grade oil refining and their process of fractional distillation and types of Energy conservation and 6: 1f, 6a, 6b; Grade 7: 4a, 4c; Chemistry: products products derived from petrochemicals. environment 10b; Biology: 6d; Earth Science: 3c7b, 7d, Includes conservation techniques BP uses in 9a refining practices. Energy business booklet: Describes the chemistry of petrochemicals, Energy conservation and Grade 4: 4a, 5a, 5c; Grade 5: 1a, 1b, 1g; petrochemicals and types of polymers and their properties. Also environment Grade 6: 1f, 6a, 6b; Grade 7: 4a, 4c; plastics discusses the impacts on the environment Non-renewable energy Grade 8: 3b, 3c, 5a, 5c, 7c; Chemistry: over the life of the products. molecular structure, 10a, 10b; Biology: 6d; Earth Science: 3c, 7b, 7d, 9a Energy business poster A series of posters with teacher notes on oil Careers in energy Grade 3: 1b, 1c, 1d; Grade 4: 1g, 2a, 5a; set and gas exploration and production; refining Non-renewable energy Grade 6: 1f, 3a, 3b, 4a, 6a, 6b, 6c; Grade and marketing of oil products; 7: 4a; Grade 8: 5c; California Framework petrochemicals; gas, power and renewables. on Science and Technology Energy charting tool Create customized charts and Excel Alternative energy Grade 3: 5c; Grade 4: 6e; Grade 5: 6f, 6g; workbooks illustrating energy production, Global energy use Grade 6: 7b, 7c; Grade 7: 7a, 7b; Grade distribution and consumption for electricity, Scientific tools and research 8: 9d, 9e; Grades 9-12: I&E 1a; Grades 2 hydroelectricity, nuclear energy and other – 12: measurement in metric and standard energy types. units Energy data: non- Create custom charts examining energy and Non-renewable energy Grade 5: 4a; Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 3c, 4a, 4d renewable energy data, including coal, natural gas and oil, 6a, 6b; Grade 8: 5c, 7c; Physics: 3a, 3c, going back to 1965. 4a, connections to electricity; Chemistry: 7b, connections to Standard Set 11: Nuclear Processes; Earth Science: 3c, 7b, 9a, 9b, 9c Page 3 of 9
  4. 4. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment Energy flows An interactive game in which students Alternative energy Kindergarten: 3c; Grade 1: 3c; Grade 2: identify the flow of energy from a specific Global energy use 3e; Grade 3: 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d; Grade 4: 1a, energy source to its application. 1d, 1g; Grade 5: 4a, 5a; Grade 6: 3a, 6a, 6b, 6c Energy for the world A series of three DVDs on oil and gas Global energy use Grade 3: 1b, 1c, 1g, 2b, 3d; Grade 4: 1c, formation, refining and products from oil, and Non-renewable energy 1g, 2a, 2c, 3b, 4a, 5a; Grade 5: 1f, 1h, 2c, possibilities for renewable energy. Teacher 2f, 6e; Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 4a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 6c; notes include a script of the videos, Grade 7: 4a, 4c; Grade 8: 3b, 5c, 6b, 7c; discussion questions and suggested hands- Physics: 3c, 4a; Chemistry: 7b, 8c; Earth on activities to accompany the DVDs. Science: 3c, 7b, 9a Energy gallery: teacher A series of resources focusing on energy Alternative energy California Framework: Nature of Science resources education, developed in partnership with the Energy conservation and and Technology (all grades) Science Museum in London, England. environment Non-renewable energy Global climate and weather Global energy use Energy info zone: play A series of games that reinforce energy Alternative energy Kindergarten: 3a, 3b, 3c; Grade 1: 3a; sources, uses and conservation concepts. Grade 2: 1d, 1f, 3e, 4c; Grade 3: 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 2a, 2b, 4e; Grade 4: 1a, 1d, 1g; Grade 5: 1b, 1g, 4a, 4c, 5a; Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 3d, 4a, 4b, 4e, 6a, 6b, 6c; Earth Science: 1f, 4a, 4b, 4c, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6c, 8b Energy info zone: stories A variety of short stories on energy use Alternative energy Kindergarten: 3b, 3c; Grade 1: 2e, 3c; accompanied by “Fascinating Facts” to Global climate and weather Grade 2: 1g, 3e; Grade 3:1a, 1b, 1c, 1d; contextualize the energy content presented. Global energy use Grade 4: 1a, 1c, 1d, 1g; Grade 5: 3d, 3e, Non-renewable energy 4a, 4b; Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 4a, 4b, 6a, 6b, 6c Energy info zone: watch A series of 20 videos about energy with Alternative energy Kindergarten: 3b, 3c; Grade 1: 1b, 2b, 2e, topics ranging from biofuels to fusion, from Non-renewable energy 3c; Grade 2: 1d, 1g, 2e, 3b, 3c, 3e; Grade hydropower to the greenhouse effect. 3; 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 2a; Grade 4: 1a, 1b, 1c, Includes text and voice-over. 1d, 1e, 1f, 1g, 2a, 3a, 5a, 5c; Grade 5: 1a, 2f, 3a, 4a, 4b; Grade 6: 1f, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 6a, 6b, 6c Energy ninjas An arcade-styled interactive game where Energy conservation and Kindergarten: 3b; Grade 3: 1a, 4e; Grade students accomplish tasks to reduce carbon environment 5: 4a, 4c, 5a, 5c; Grade 6: 3a, 3d, 4a, 4b, dioxide emissions. Global climate and weather 4e; Earth Science: 1f, 4a, 4b, 4c, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6c, 8b Energy poster set A series of posters on renewable energies, Alternative energy Grade 6: 3a, 3c, 3d, 4a, 4c, 6a, 6b; fossil fuels and electricity generation. Energy conservation and Physics: 4a; Chemistry: 7b, 7c; Earth Teacher Notes include case studies. environment Science: 3c, 4a, 4c, 5a, 7b Non-renewable energy Page 4 of 9
  5. 5. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment Environmental mapping A series of maps showing environmental BP background Grade 5: 3a, 3d; Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 3d, 5e, tool management, including water, air, waste and Energy conservation and 6a, 6b, 6c; Physics: 3c; Chemistry: 7b, 7c; ecosystem protection. environment Biology: 6a, 6b, 6d; Earth Science: 4c, 4d, Global climate and weather 5c, 6b, 9c Global energy use Fossils kit A hands-on kit with 15 fossil samples. Kit Non-renewable energy Kindergarten: 1a, 2a, 2c, 4b; Grade 1: 2a, includes a picture key in color, a geological map and timeline of the United Kingdom, information on how fossils are formed and a variety of classroom activities. Global energy statistics Charts and historical data from the BP Global energy use Grade 3: 1a, 1b, 1d, 5c; Grade 4: standard Statistical Review of World Energy, covering Non-renewable energy set 1, 4a, 4b, 5c, 6e, connections to wind the complete range of global energy use: and electricity generation; Grade 5: 3d, coal, oil, natural gas, hydropower, 6a, 6f, 6g; Grade 6: 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 3b, 3c, geothermal, solar, wind, nuclear, ethanol and 4a, 4b, 4c, 5b, 6a, 6b, 6c, 7b, 7c; Grade 7: more. 4a, 4c, 4d, 4g, 7a, 7b, 7d; Grade 8: connections to force and motion, 4a, 5a, 5c, 7c, 9b, 9e; Biology: 6d; Physics: 3b, 4a, connections to electricity; Earth Science: 4a, 6a, 7b, 7d, 9a, 9b, 9c, presence of coal, gas, oil, hydropower and their relation to California geology; Chemistry: 7b, information on gases, connections to properties of substances and their formation, nuclear processes, reaction rates when used, nuclear processes; HS I&E: 1a, 1l, 1m Greenhouse effect A video showing how greenhouse gases are Global climate and weather Grade 3: 1d, 2a; Grade 5: 1b, 1g; Grade formed. The video includes text and voice- 6: 3a, 4a, 4b, 6b over. How commercial solar Diagram and accompanying explanation of Technology Grade 4: 1a, 1g; Grade 5: 1f, 4a, 6f; power works the structures used in a commercial solar Grade 6: 3b, 3d, 4a, 4b, 6a, 6b; Grade 8 / system and the advantages of using solar Physics: use of PV cells can connect to commercially. force and motion; Chemistry: connects to how PV cells work; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 7c, 9a How low carbon power An online video on sources of CO2 Energy conservation and Grade 4: source for electricity; Grade 5: works emissions and ways to reduce them. environment, properties / production of carbon dioxide; Includes links to additional videos on uses of Global climate and weather Grade 6: 6a, 6b, 6c; Earth Science: 4c, Photovoltaic cells, wind, hydrogen and Technology 4d, 4e natural gas. Page 5 of 9
  6. 6. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment How residential solar Describes how individuals can generate Alternative energy Grade 4: 1a, 1g; Grade 5: 1f, 4a, 6f; power works electricity that can be stored in batteries for Grade 6: 3b, 3d, 4a, 4b, 6a, 6b; Grade 8 / future use or sold back to a utility grid to Physics: use of PV cells can connect to offset electricity costs to residents. force and motion; Chemistry: connects to how PV cells work; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 7c, 9a How solar panels and PV Streaming video explaining how a Alternative energy Kindergarten: 3c; Grade 1: 1b, 3c, 4c; cells work photovoltaic cell turns solar energy into Technology Grade 3: 1a, 1b, 1c, 2a, 2b; Grade 4: 1a, electricity. Includes references to Edmond 1g; Grade 5: 1f, 4a, 6f; Grade 6: 3b, 3d, Becquerel and Alessandro Volta. 4a, 4b, 6a, 6b; Grade 8 / Physics: use of PV cells can connect to force and motion; Chemistry: connects to how PV cells work; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 7c, 9a Hungry mice An arcade-like game in which the mice want Alternative energy Kindergarten: 3a; Grade 2: 3e, 4c; Grade to “eat” only non-renewable energy sources. Non-renewable energy 3: 1b; Grade 4: 1g; Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 6a, 6b Hydrogen power at Streaming video depicting the process of Alternative energy Grade 4: connections to electricity; Grade Carson, CA generating hydrogen power at Carson, CA. Technology 5: 1f; Grade 6: 3b, 6a, 6b, 6c; Grades 8 – 12: connections to engineering Hydrogen power projects Information on the development of the Alternative energy Grade 4: connections to electricity; Grade Carson, CA, and Peterhead, Scotland, Technology 5: 1f; Grade 6: 3b, 6a, 6b, 6c; Grades 8 – projects, which will use refinery by-products 12: connections to engineering 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 of Technology Grade 4: connections to electricity; Grade hydrogen power, or extracting hydrogen from 5: 1f; Grade 6: 3b, 6a, 6b, 6c; Earth fossil fuels during electricity production, by Science: 7b; Grades 8 – 12: connections explaining the role of each proposed element to engineering within the facility. Interviews with BP Video interviews with BP employees talking BP background California Framework – Nature of Science employees about what it’s like to work for BP, with Careers in energy and Technology (all grades) 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 California Framework – Nature of Science careers engineers and what they do. and Technology (all grades) Page 6 of 9
  7. 7. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment Make energy useful A game that reinforces using hydropower. Alternative energy Kindergarten: 3c; Grade 1: 3c; Grade 2: 1d, 1f, 3e; Grade 3: 1a, 1b; Grade 4: 1g; Grade 6: 3a, 4a, 6b Natural gas: how it works A short video on how natural gas power is Global energy use Grade 4: connects to study of electricity; generated. Non-renewable energy Grade 6: 6a, 6b, 6c; Grade 8: connects to force and motion; Grades 9-12: connections to physics, chemistry, and Earth Science Non-renewable energy Downloadable files, charts and excel Non-renewable energy Grade 3: 5c; Grade 4: 6e: Grade 5: 6g: statistics workbooks from the BP Statistical Review of Grade 6: 6a; Grade 7: 4a, 4c, 4d, 7a; World Energy, examining oil, natural gas, Physics: 3b; Chemistry: connections to hydropower, electricity, coal and other properties of substances and their energy types worldwide. formation, nuclear processes, reaction rates when used; Earth Science: presence of coal, gas, oil, hydropower and their relation to California geology Oil products kit A hands-on kit containing 15 vials Non-renewable energy Grade 6: 1f, 3b, 6a, 6b, 6c; Grade 8: 3b, representing products from crude oil. The 3c, 3f; Chemistry: 10b, 10d; Earth teacher notes include information on oil Science: 3c, 7b, 9a formation, location and refining. Periodic table of elements Downloadable periodic table depicting the Scientific tools and research Grade 3: 1i; Grade 5: 1d; Grades 6 – 12: following for each element: name, symbol, use of the Periodic Table of Elements in atomic number, uses of the element, relative context mass, physical state at room temperature and appearance in nature. Photovoltaic cells The science behind photovoltaic (PV) cells, Alternative energy Grade 4: 1a, 1g; Grade 5: 1f, 4a, 6f; explained solar modules, performance factors and Energy conservation and Grade 6: 3b, 3d, 4a, 4b, 6a, 6b; Grade 8 / benefits to the environment. Includes images environment Physics: use of PV cells can connect to and diagrams. force and motion; Chemistry: connects to how PV cells work; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 7c, 9a Plastazote foam pack Includes hands on activities using plastazote Non-renewable energy Kindergarten: 1a, 3c; Grade 1: 1b; Grade foam. Teacher’s notes describes how it the 2: 3e, 4f; Grade 3: 1b, 1g; Grade 4: 6c; foam is produced, shows what it looks like at Grade 5: 1a, 1f, 6a, 6f; Grade 6: 6a, 6b, a molecular level, how it is used 6c, 7b; Grade 8: 2a, 5a, 7c; Chemistry: 2a, commercially and its properties. 2h, 6c, 7b Poster on engineering This poster highlights different types of Careers in energy California Framework – Nature of Science careers engineers and what they do. and Technology (all grades) Renewable energy charts Information on renewable sources of energy, Energy conservation and Grade 3: 1a, 1b; Grade 4: 1g; Grade 6: from the BP Statistical Review of World environment 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 6a, 6b; Earth Science: 4a, Energy. Charts show renewable sources of 9a energy used for electricity generation. Page 7 of 9
  8. 8. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment Retail poster for Depicts a BP gas station and retail site, Alternative energy Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 6a, 6b; Grades 7 secondary students highlighting the many ways that alternative Energy conservation and – 12: connects to conservation principles energies are used to support the example environment facility. Global energy use Retail poster: elementary Poster depicting a BP gas station and retail Alternative energy Kindergarten: 1a, 3c, 4b, 4c, 4d; Grade 1: level site, highlighting the many ways that Energy conservation and 3c, 4d; Grade 2: 1a, 3e alternative energies are used to support the environment facility. Aimed at elementary (primary) level. Global energy use Retail site information A series of information sheets depicting ways Alternative energy Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 6a, 6b; Grades 7 sheets that BP retail sites in Europe use energy, Energy conservation and – 12: connects to conservation principles including alternative energy. environment Global energy use Rocks kit An instructional kit containing samples of Energy conservation and Grade 2: 3a, 3e; Grade 4: 4a, 4b, 6a; rocks, with a teacher’s guide including environment Grade 6: 1a, 6b, 6c, 7g; Grade 7: 3c, 4c; content background and activities on how to Non-renewable energy Earth Science: 3c, 3f, 9a; I&E: 1i use the samples with students. Solar energy case studies A series of commercial examples of solar Alternative energy Grade 6: 3b, 3d, 4a, 4b, 6a, 6b; Grade 8 / energy usage. BP Background Physics: use of PV cells can connect to force and motion; Chemistry: connects to how PV cells work; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 7c, 9a Solar kit Kit that provides hands-on experiences in Alternative energy Kindergarten: 3c; Grade 1: 1b, 3c, 4c; which students build simple circuits using a Grade 3: 1a, 1b, 1c, 2a, 2b; Grade 4: 1a, solar panel. Activities are tailored to 1g; Grade 5: 1f, 4a, 6f; Grade 6: 3b, 3d, elementary and secondary levels. 4a, 4b, 6a, 6b; Grade 8 / Physics: use of PV cells can connect to force and motion; Chemistry: connects to how PV cells work; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 7c, 9a Solar research and Background on BP innovations and BP Background Grade 4: 1a, 1g; Grade 5: 1f, 4a, 6f; technology contributions to solar energy technology, Energy conservation and Grade 6: 3b, 3d, 4a, 4b, 6a, 6b; Grade 8 / including links to downloadable research environment Physics: use of PV cells can connect to files. Technology force and motion; Chemistry: connects to how PV cells work; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 7c, 9a Solar savings estimator An interactive tool that calculates the cost Alternative energy Math connections; Grade 6: 6a, 6b and benefits of a solar solution for a specific Energy conservation and location. Includes contacts for implementing environment solar solutions that may be developed. Strange but true A technology quiz where students select Technology Grade 3: 1a, 1c, 1d; Grade 4: 1d, 1g; from a list of unusual devices; those that Grade 6: 6b exist versus those that do not. Page 8 of 9
  9. 9. Name of resource Description Resource category Standards alignment Target Neutral This interactive website describes possible Alternative energy Grade 6: 6a, 6b, 6c; Earth Science: 4c, causes for global warming and how Energy conservation and 4d, 4e individuals can reduce their carbon environment emissions. Target Neutral calculator This interactive website calculates family or Alternative energy Grade 6: 6a, 6b, 6c; Grades 4 – 12: individual contributions to global carbon Global climate and weather energy conservation principles emissions through particular choices, Global energy use including choice of automobile, driving habits, etc. Who's got what? Students locate various sources of energy on Alternative energy Kindergarten: 3a; Grade 2: 3e, 4c; Grade a map of the world Non-renewable energy 3: 1b; Grade 4: 1g; Grade 5: connections to history-social science; Grade 6: 3a, 3b, 6a, 6b; Wind farm designer A simulation where students determine the Alternative energy Kindergarten: 3b; Grade 1: 3b, 3c; Grade optimal position for wind turbines, given 4: connections to wind and electricity variables such as proximity to towns, generation; Grade 6: 3a, 3c, 4a, 6a, 6b; prevailing winds and bird migration paths. Physics: 4a; Earth Science: 6a, 9a Wind power demo Streaming video showing how a wind turbine Alternative energy Grade 2a; 1f; Grade 3: 1d; Grade 4; 1a, generates electricity. Technology 1c, 1d, 1g; Grade 6: 3a, 3c, 4a, 6a, 6b; Physics: 4a; Earth Science: 6a, 9a Page 9 of 9

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