ALEX Learning Assets
Title: The Energy Saver
Digital Tool: Energy and the Environment
Digital Tool Description: The interactive games on how to save energy in our environment allow students to enhance their knowledge on energy saving equipment and explore ways to save energy in our environment around us.
Title: A Shocking Discovery
Digital Tool: Hydroelectric power plant: a flash simulation from Norway
Digital Tool Description: The impressive visual of the hydroelectric power plant is an excellent learning asset that engages students in learning about a natural source of energy. This visual will help students grasp how a hydroelectric power plants works all times of the year. Students can manipulate the seasons and zoom in on the power plant. It also includes sound feature that enables students to hear how a hydroelectric power plant sounds.
Title: Understanding the Global Carbon Cycle
Digital Tool: Carbon Cycle Simulator
Digital Tool Description: This lab uses a robust model of the carbon cycle to give you an intuitive sense for how carbon circulates through the atmosphere, biosphere, oceans, and crust.
Using the simulator, you will experiment with the human factors that contribute to this rise and explore how different inputs to the carbon cycle might affect the concentrations of the greenhouse gas CO2.