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National Renewable Energy Laboratory
The National Renewable Energy Lab is the U.S. Department of Energy's premier laboratory for renewable energy research and development and a leading laboratory for energy efficiency research and development. The web site provides access to a large array of information that targets many different audiences. There are educational links and classroom activities and projects suited for audiences from primary education through college-level. Other features include information about different forms of energy, databases on renewable energy production, an extensive photo gallery, and information on current research and applications in energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Module / Unit
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Environmental science
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
NREL-authored documents are sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC36-99-GO10337. Accordingly, with respect to such documents, the U.S. Government and others acting on its behalf retain a paid-up nonexclusive, irrevocable world-wide license to reproduce, prepare derivative works, distribute copies to the public, and perform publicly and display publicly, by or on behalf of the Government. Use of documents available from or referenced by this server may be subject to U.S. and foreign Copyright Laws.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-204
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Renewable Energy Laboratory