Module 5: Introduction to Renewable Energy

Learning Module Information

  • Estimated Lecture Hours: 2
  • Lab Hours: 1 (discussion and group activities)
  • Format: PowerPoint

 Learning Objectives

  • Identify natural resources on farms that may be used to produce renewable Energy (RE).
  • Compare and contrast methods of energy storage and distribution and choose which ones are most applicable for certain situations.
  • Interpret the PURPA legislation and its significance for on-farm RE production
  • Define standard electrical terms and explain basic electrical concepts.
  • Summarize current renewable energy production on U.S. farms.

Topics Covered

  • Renewable energy on farms
  • Energy storage and distribution
  • PURPA legislation
  • Basic electricity
  • Current trends in agriculture

 

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Standards

Common Core State Standards

Common Career and Tech Core Standards

  • AG1.1
  • AG1.2
  • AG1.3
  • AG1.5

College & Career Readiness-Anchor Language

  • CCRA.L.2
  • CCRA.L.4
  • CCRA.L.6

College & Career Readiness-Anchor Reading

  • CCRA.R.1
  • CCRA.R.2
  • CCRA.R.3
  • CCRA.R.7
  • CCRA.R.9

College & Career Readiness-Anchor Speaking & Listening

  • CCRA.SL.1
  • CCRA.SL.2
  • CCRA.SL.4
  • CCRA.SL.5

College & Career Readiness-Anchor Writing

  • CCRA.W.1
  • CCRA.W.2
  • CCRA.W.4
  • CCRA.W.6
  • CCRA.W.8
  • CCRA.W.9

LifeKnowledge and Cluster Skills Content Standards

  • CS.04
  • CS.09
  • NRS.01
  • PS.02

English Language Arts Standards-Science and Technical Subjects

  • RST.11-12.1
  • RST.11-12.10
  • RST.11-12.2
  • RST.11-12.9

English Language Arts Standards-Writing

  • WHST.11-12.1.A
  • WHST.11-12.1.B
  • WHST.11-12.1.C
  • WHST.11-12.1.D
  • WHST.11-12.10
  • WHST.11-12.2
  • WHST.11-12.2.A
  • WHST.11-12.2.B
  • WHST.11-12.2.C
  • WHST.11-12.2.E
  • WHST.11-12.4
  • WHST.11-12.9

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