Water provides so much more than a cold drink. Get the energy flowing with our hydropower resources.

All NEED curriculum is available for free download at the-need-project.myshopify.com/

PowerPoint Presentations

Introduction to Hydropower


Career Chat with Dwayne Alley: Powerplant Superintendent, U.S Army Corps of Engineers March 2007
Primary/Elementary Activity: Whats in a Drop January 2008
Primary Actvity: Make a Water Wheel November 2008
Elementary Activity: Height and Force of Water November 2008
Intermediate Activity: Choose Your Own Hydropower Adventure November 2008
Secondary Activity: Hot Topics in Hydropower November 2008
Q&A: Jane Weismann, Executive Director of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council November 2009
Q&A:Charles Newcomb, Section Manger of a Wind and Water Development Team, Department of Energy’s Wind and Water Power Deployment Program October/November 2011
Q&A: Edward M. Baer,Chief Financial Officer, Ocean Thermal Energy Corp. October/November 2012
Green Jobs February/March 2013

NEED Curriculum Guides in Spanish

What is Hydropower

Interactive Resources

Interactive Hydropower Poster

Net Electricity Generation from Hydropower (Flash required)

Energy At A Glance

Coloring Sheets

Coloring Book!

More Awesome Extras!

NEED Book List
Graphics Library