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What are Fossil Fuels?

8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Non-Renewable Energy Sources
8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Non-Renewable Energy Sources
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What's the big deal with fossil fuels? What are they and why are they so important? This lesson introduces students to the role of fossil fuels in creating new technologies.

 
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Designing an Eco-friendly Building Part 1

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why is eco-friendly important to architects? Looking for an authentic way to teach energy conservation and integrate engineering? This lesson helps students understand why eco-friendly architecture is an important design problem.

 
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Heat Transfer in Architecture: Radiation

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do architects design eco-friendly buildings that take advantage of the heat transfer from the sun's radiation? Students create an investigation as they explore radiation and its heat transferring potential.

 
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Heat Transfer in Architecture: Conduction

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can conduction help designers and engineers build eco-friendly homes? Tire of the same old Heat Transfer Lessons? Use this lesson for a real life case of how an architect uses conduction to determine eco-friendly materials.

 
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Heat Transfer in Architecture: Convection

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do the designers of geo thermal heating use the science concept of heat transfer to design eco-friendly building systems? Students complete an investigation as they explore geo thermal convection systems.

 
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Designing a Solar Car Part 1

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Designing a Solar Car
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Designing a Solar Car
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The reliance of fossil fuels for transportation has become a global issue. Is solar energy a great hope for the transportation industry? Students design and test the a solar car to determine how the design of the car has an effect on its performance.

 
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Design a Nuclear Waste Facility Part 1

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Nuclear Waste Facility
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Nuclear Waste Facility
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Design matters for human health and safety. To understand how the use of nuclear energy can impact society, students work to explain why it is important to design a nuclear waste facility.

 
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Solar Panel Technology

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Designing a Solar Car
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Designing a Solar Car
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Where should the money go? Students explore how solar panel technology is growing but is it fast enough? Should the government fun solar panel research?

 
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Designing A Wind Turbine (Part 4)

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Wind Turbine Design
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Wind Turbine Design
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using scientific inquiry and mathematics students test their designs to determine how much power their design produces.

 
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Designing a Solar Car Part 4

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Designing a Solar Car
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Designing a Solar Car
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The models have been designed and built. It is time to test! Students design an investigation to compare solar car designs.

 
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Designing a Nuclear Waste Facility Part 4

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Nuclear Waste Facility
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Nuclear Waste Facility
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Creating the model is great fun but how can you know it can pass the mustard with a client? Students are given a real life situation and must explain why their design is the best design solution.

 
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