This short video provide an excellent overview of the variety of alternative energy sources that exist. These energy sources include solar, wind, hydropower, and biomass. The video makes it clear that it is important we identify alternate sources of energy so that we can reduce our dependance of fossil fuels and ultimately have a cleaner planet and atmosphere. The video is relevant to students because finding alternate sources of energy will continue to be a major issue that they will have to face in the future. The quality of every day life is effected significantly by having energy sources that can be relied upon. The video is brief and to the point so the amount of information is not overwhelming. The language used is simple and easy to understand. The video would be good for 3-6 graders who are learning about climate change and want to understand more about alternate sources of energy.
Finding Alternatives I NOVA Labs (Video)