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Title: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Url: http://www.nrel.gov
Publisher: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S.)
Description: The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is based in Golden, Colorado and is the "only national laboratory solely dedicated to advancing renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies from concept to commercial application." Another aspect of NREL's work involves the creation of high-quality educational resources for those persons who would like to learn more about renewable energy. Visitors will note that the site contains five primary areas, including Renewable Energy Basics, Using Renewable Energy, and Student Resources. Under Renewable Energy Basics, visitors will find succinct summaries of renewable energy sources that include solar, wind, and biomass power. Moving on, the Using Renewable Energy area includes information designed to help different types of users, including electricity providers, farmers, homeowners, and small business owners. Finally, the Student Resources area includes materials for high school and college students, such as fact sheets on biofuels and comprehensive sites on biomass usage.
LC Classification: Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Renewable energy sources
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Renewable energy sources -- Research
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Renewable energy sources -- Solar energy -- Study and teaching
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Current events/issues
Social studies -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Environmental engineering -- Energy sources
Date Issued: 2009-08-20
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives
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