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Shell is pleased to provide energy curriculum, to be used in classrooms and at home.
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All student activities and teacher's guides open as a downloadable PDF in a new window. Each guide consists of national standards, detailed instructions, materials needed, and activity answers.
Energy Through the Ages
Students determine the energy required to run various appliances
Personal Energy Audit
Students will calculate and analyze their environmental footprint.
Which Biomass is Best?
Students will be introduced to what biofuels are, how biomass is used for electricity, how ethanol and biodiesel are made, and the related economic and environmental benefits and tradeoffs.
Calculating the Cost
Students learn about factors to consider when selecting a car.
What’s Your Energy Knowledge?
Assess student’s current level of energy knowledge and increase their awareness of energy sources.
Energy Facts Crossword
Assess students overall energy knowledge.
Students learn about fractional distillation as they solve the puzzle.
From the Source to the Pump
Students learn about transporting oil.
Paying at the Pump
Students will learn some of the components involved in gas prices and use this knowledge to complete the worksheet.
Stranded Natural Gas?
Students will examine the role of natural gas in several everyday products they use.
What’s up with Wind?
Students learn about renewable energy sources.
Dear Energy Expert
Students learn about two different energy forms: solar power and hydrogen fuel.
Witnessing Wind: Construct a Turbine
Introduce students to wind power as an alternative energy source and understand how a turbine’s design and wind speed affect how much electricity is produced.
Meeting Future Energy Needs
Students will analyze global energy facts and statistics to help them answer the question, “How can we meet our future energy needs?”
Additional Activities and Curriculum
Fossil Fuels to Products
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.