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Current Energy Affair

Lesson Description:
This activity is modeled after a television news broadcast with student-correspondents reporting on seven major areas of electric power generation. Using NEED's Secondary Electricity Factsheet and current energy affair lead stories, students develop presentations on seven areas of electric power generation.
Lesson Type:
  • Other

Sustainability Topic:
  • Energy

GEF Program Category:
  • Green Energy Challenge

Time Needed:
Two to three 45-minute class periods
Standards Addressed:
  • Attached

Materials Needed:
  • One Current Energy Affair lead story for each student 
  • One Secondary Electricity Factsheet for each student (found in Secondary Energy Infobook and on NEED's website at
  • One Current Energy Affair Questions for each student
  • Sample scripts for Optional Activity included in this booklet  

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