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Energy Quests

Quest 1: May The Force Be With You!

  • Experiments:
    • Marble Race
    • Static Electricity with balloons
  • Code Words:
    • Energy
    • Potential Energy
    • Kinetic Energy
    • Joules
    • BTUs
    • Conduction
    • Convection
    • Radiation
    • Atoms
    • Protons
    • Neutrons
    • Nucleus
    • Insulators

Quest 2: Sources of Energy

  • Experiments:
    • Relay Race
    • H2O Electrolysis
  • Code Words:
    • Circuit
    • Stored Energy
    • Turbine
    • Generator
  • Quest Clues:
    • Difference between a proton and a neutron
    • Description of an atom
    • 5 places where carbon can be found
    • Sources of energy for animals
    • Sources of energy for machines

Quest 3: Rise of the machines!

  • Activity:
    • Geothermal Power Plant
  • Code Words:
    • Biomass
    • Geothermal energy
    • Hydropower
    • Geyser
    • Fossil Fuels
    • Natural Gas
  • Quest Clues:
    • Chemical Formula for Methane

Quest 4: Renewable Energy

  • Activities:
    • Making an Anemometer
    • Creating a Wind Turbine
    • Developing a Solar Cooker
    • Building a solar panel
  • Code Words:
    • Nuclear Fission
    • Nuclear Fusion
    • Photovoltaic cell
  • Quest Clues:
    • Use of Wave Energy
    • Use of Tidal Energy
    • Use of OTEC Energy
    • Use of Solar Energy
    • Use of Wind Energy

Quest 5: The Great Debate

  • Activities:
    • Pros and cons of renewable energy
    • Ways to save energy
    • How to solve global warming
  • Code Words:
    • Stakeholders
    • Point of view
    • Persuasion
  • Quest Clues:
    • N/A

Final Quest: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

  • Activities:
    • Saving Energy
  • Code Words:
    • Reduce
    • Reuse
    • Recycle
  • Quest Clues:
    • N/A
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