is a necessary part of human existence. We need energy to live,
to heat our homes, to run our cars, to power our stereos, and to
continue to develop our entire human civilization on this planet.
So finding ways to generate or produce energy from various
sources has been high on the human agenda since man discovered fire.
information and exercises below will help you understand where we
get our energy, the sources, and how we generate energy from those
sources are available for obtaining energy?
of energy are changed into electricity in a typical power plant.
||A team based project to choose the
best power plants.
Creaed by Dr. Jean Mihelcic and Maria Bartolotti , Conestoga
Plant Game **
the components in order and identify the energy changes.
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** The Power
Plant Game requires a PC running Windows 95/98/NT/XP and V3.0 or
higher of Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator. A plug-in for
your web browser called Vitalize is also required. The vitalize
plug-in can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. After downloading,
run the .exe file (Vzfull32.exe for the full version) from the Run
dialogue box in Windows and follow the directions.