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Solar Energy: a Bright Future
621.47 SOL
1 VHS videocassette, 14 minutes + teachers guide. Grades 6-12, Note: preview to see if appropriate for your class.
Describes technologies that promise to make clean, renewable solar energy more viable as a large-scale power source.

All about the uses of energy
333.79 ALL
1 VHS videocassette, 23 minutes. Grades K-5
Looks at the uses of energy, discussing how the availability of electricity transformed lives. Shows how electricity is created from the mechanical energy of wind and water, and from steam, nuclear, and solar energy.


Energy everywhere
531 ENE
1 VHS videocassette, 16 minutes. Grades 4-8
A bolt of lightning, a rolling stone, boiling water, energy is all around us. Students learn about electrical, chemical, nuclear and mechanical energy, the principles of potential and kinetic energy, how the Law of Conservation of Energy works. They see why roads and bridges have expansion joints. The program explains conduction, convection and radiation, and discusses solar, nuclear and wind energy.

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