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Unit 3 – Energy Showcase: Low-Impact Hydroelectric Power

Unit 3 examines low-impact hydroelectric power. The unit begins with a general introduction to hydroelectric power. It then uses hands-on activities to help students best understand how concepts such as water pressure, water flow and current relate to hydroelectric power. The lesson wraps up with a look at hydroelectric power in Arizona. (Note: Lesson 1 in this unit is parallel with Lesson 1 in Unit 2.)

There are four lessons in Unit 3: