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The Three Gorges Dam IB SL. Hydroelectric Power A dam is built to trap water, usually in a valley where there is an existing lake. Water is allowed to.

The Three Gorges Dam IB SL. Hydroelectric Power A dam is built to trap water, usually in a valley where there is an existing lake. Water is allowed to.

Ammonites' inspire the pattern of a man's power machine --- c. 1930, Spiral Steam Turbine. Sheet metal creativity!

[Mystère #195] La turbine de Francis de la centrale d'Ardnacrusha

1930 : Building spiral turbines Curated by Amanda Uren Source: Retronaut. ” natural forms in industry

Clean energy jobs in wind and solar technology get a lot of attention, but there are other green technologies that aren’t often talked about, for one reason or another. For instance, in 2010, hydroelectric power provided about six percent of the United States’ energy supply. It made up 60 percent of the total green energy supply.

Hydropower Hydroelectric power generates about of the nation's energy. Credit: US Army Corps of Engineers Flowing water creates energy that can be captured and turned into electricity. This is called hydroelectric power or hydropower.

Exploring Alternative Energy - Hydroelectric Dams - Eva Varga

Exploring Alternative Energy - Hydroelectric Dams

Eva Varga has a FREE Hydroelectric Dam Unit Study. This is a great start to studying alternative energy resources. Here's FHD's big list of free homeschool unit studies!

Students learn all about the positives and negatives of hydroelectric dams. They then get assigned a role from a fictional town that is in the middle of a proposed hydroelectric dam being constructed. Students write persuasive essays based on their characters stance.  Students dress up in character and read their essays. Always a great project. -Enjoy! Science from Murf LLC

Flooding Lesson, Dam Role Playing Project

floodwater is released from the three gorges dam (photo by cheng min)

In pictures: China's Three Gorges dam resists surging Yangtze floods

Journalists take photos of flood water being released from the Three Gorges Dam's floodgates in Yichang, in central China's Hubei province on July (AP Photo/Xinhua, Cheng Min)

May 18, 1933: Congress establishes the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The New Deal program would have a lasting impact on Alabama, especially the northern third of the state. As its focus, TVA constructed hydroelectric dams on the Tennessee River, which, among other benefits, brought electricity to rural areas and attracted industry.

May 1933 New Deal: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an act creating the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Remember,when "Al the Green Rain Train" fills the lake he'll then travel through the dam, sending electrical power to that nearby tower, which sends electricity to your home. Now when you turn on the lights you can see and..........   (Hydroelectricity) (Art work by Mara)

Remember,when "Al the Green Rain Train" fills the lake he'll then travel through the dam, sending electrical power to that nearby tower, which sends electricity to your home.

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