The site offers virtual tours of a hydroelectric project, a fish passage, and a generator. It shows how dams operate, the equipment necessary for electrical generation, explains the electrical generation process, and touches on some environmental issues. Other materials presented here include a timeline about the discovery of electricity and power generation, a glossary, and links to newspaper articles and other related sites.
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Type of resource:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Copyright 1999, 2002 by FWEE
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-177
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