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What are the Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy Resources?

Energy for Kids


Energy Engineer #1 - Solar and Coal

Solar
http://www.darvill.clara.net/altenerg/solar.htm
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter15.html
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/renewable/solar.html
http://c03.apogee.net/contentplayer/?coursetype=kids&utilityid=demo&id=16209
http://www.alliantenergykids.com/EnergyandTheEnvironment/RenewableEnergy/022400

Coal
http://www.darvill.clara.net/altenerg/fossil.htm
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/non-renewable/coal.html
http://c03.apogee.net/contentplayer/?coursetype=kids&utilityid=demo&id=16181

Energy Engineer #2 - Hydroelectric (water) and Biomass

Hydroelectric
http://www.darvill.clara.net/altenerg/hydro.htm
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter12.html
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/renewable/water.html
http://c03.apogee.net/contentplayer/?coursetype=kids&utilityid=demo&id=16180
http://www.alliantenergykids.com/EnergyandTheEnvironment/RenewableEnergy/022399

Biomass
http://www.darvill.clara.net/altenerg/biomass.htm
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/renewable/biomass.html
http://c03.apogee.net/contentplayer/?coursetype=kids&utilityid=demo&id=16211
http://www.alliantenergykids.com/EnergyandTheEnvironment/RenewableEnergy/022398

Energy Engineer #3 - Wind and Natural Gas and Oil

Wind
http://www.darvill.clara.net/altenerg/wind.htm
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter16.html
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/renewable/wind.html
http://c03.apogee.net/contentplayer/?coursetype=kids&utilityid=demo&id=16208
http://www.alliantenergykids.com/EnergyandTheEnvironment/RenewableEnergy/022397

Natural Gas and Oil
http://www.darvill.clara.net/altenerg/fossil.htm
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/non-renewable/naturalgas.html
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/non-renewable/oil.html
http://c03.apogee.net/contentplayer/?coursetype=kids&utilityid=demo&id=16179

Engineer #4 - Geothermal and Nuclear (uranium)

Geothermal
http://www.darvill.clara.net/altenerg/geothermal.htm
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter11.html
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/renewable/geothermal.html
http://c03.apogee.net/contentplayer/?coursetype=kids&utilityid=demo&id=16210
http://www.alliantenergykids.com/EnergyandTheEnvironment/RenewableEnergy/022401

Nuclear
http://www.darvill.clara.net/altenerg/nuclear.htm
http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/students.html
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/non-renewable/nuclear.html
http://c03.apogee.net/contentplayer/?coursetype=kids&utilityid=demo&id=16182

Texas Energy Resource Maps
Use the following Texas maps to help you decide which energy resource to use







The Four Major Regions of Texas
Use the following link to learn about the region of Texas you have been assigned

Texas Energy Profile
http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/state/state_energy_profiles.cfm?sid=TX#