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Energy at a Glance
Career and Technology Education
Your Future in Hydropower – this unit, created for use in Career and Technology Education programs and classrooms, contains hands-on activities to explore careers and opportunities within the hydropower industry. Students will get a comprehensive view of the tools, skills, and concepts necessary to prepare for a job in hydropower.
NEED Curriculum Guides in Spanish
Newsletters (Oldies, but Goodies!)
Career Chat with Dwayne Alley: Powerplant Superintendent, U.S Army Corps of Engineers March 2007
Primary/Elementary Activity: What’s in a Drop January 2008
Primary Activity: 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