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El Camino
4300 El Camino Ave
Sacramento, CA 95821
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(916) 971-7430
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3738 Walnut Ave.
Carmichael, CA 95608
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El Camino Fundamental » Resources » The Creative Library » The Green Library 'iCENTER'

The Green Library 'iCENTER'

The Green Library

Understanding & Creating Energy Alternatives


Energy Resources

Arts

Art, Energy & Originality (article)
http://www.aisling.net/bus/art-energy1.htm

Education & the American Institute of Architects

http://www.aia.org/ed_default

Automotive

California Fuel Cell Partnership
http://www.fuelcellpartnership.org/

Electric Auto Association
http://www.eaaev.org/

FuelEconomy.gov

http://www.fueleconomy.gov

GreenerCars.com
http://www.greenercars.com/indexplus.html

Careers

Fuel Cells: Careers & Education
http://www.fuelcells.org/ced/education.html#

Science Careers-Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
http://bcol02.ed.gov/CFAPPS/FREE/displaysubject.cfm?sid=8&subid=62

Computers & Information Science

Energy, Environmental, and Economic Systems Analysis-Argonne National Laboratory
http://www.dis.anl.gov/expertise/eeesa.html

Fuel for the Future-A Web Site Designed and Maintained by Florida High School Students
http://library.thinkquest.org/04apr/00215/index.htm

Communications

Center for Global Environmental Education-Environmental Literacy-K-12 Projects
http://cgee.hamline.edu/k12_ed/index.html

Construction

Energy Efficient Homes-U.S. Dept of Energy

http://www.energy.gov/energyefficiency/homes.htm

Solar Living Institute-based in Hopland, CA--Sustainable Living Workshops
www.solarliving.org

Sustainable Buildings Industry Council
http://sbicouncil.org/


Culinary Arts

Food Science Major
http://www.collegeboard.com/csearch/majors_careers/profiles/majors/01.1001.html

Economics

Green Living & the Entrepreneur
http://www.greencampus.harvard.edu/greenteams/ch_two.php

Foreign Language

French:

Art & Energy (Fr.-article)
http://www.art-energy.ch/

L'Hydrogene dans le paysage energetique (Fr. & Eng.-Future Roles for Hydrogen Energy)
http://www.scifrance.org/congres/hydrogene2003.pdf

Spanish:

Combustible Para el Futuro (Sp.-Alternative energy page by high school students)

http://library.thinkquest.org/04apr/00215/sp/index.htm

La Red de Comunidades Inteligentes (Sp.-Creating Energy Smart Communities)
http://www.smartcommunities.ncat.org/espanol/

PG&E Ahorro de Electricidad (Sp.-Saving Electricity)
http://www.pge.com/es/rebates/

Tecnologia Alternativa (Sp.--Alternative Technology)
http://personasenaccion.info/archivo/tecnologia.html

Math

Geometry in Art & Architecture-Dartmouth College syllabus
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~matc/math5.geometry/syllabus.html
Math Educational Materials: Energy Information

http://www.mtpc.org/cleanenergy/curriculum/math.htm

Physical Education & Health

Nutrition & Physical Activity-Center for Disease Control & Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/

Science

Bioenergy-U.S. Dept. of Energy
http://www.energy.gov/energysources/bioenergy.htm

California Biomass Energy Alliance

http://www.calbiomass.org/

California Fuel Cell Partnership
http://www.fuelcellpartnership.org/

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Science Projects
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/education/science_projects.html

National Renewal Energy Lab
http://www.nrel.gov/

Saved by the Sun--NOVA  television program on PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/solar/?campaign=pbshomefeatures_2_novabrsavedbythesun_2007-10-23

Solar Electric Power Association
http://www.solarelectricpower.org/default.cfm

Solar Energy Science Projects
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/library/documents/NREL_Solar_Projects.pdf


Social Sciences

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
http://www.aceee.org/

American Wind Energy Association
"Wind energy works for America's economy & energy security"

http://www.awea.org/

Curriculum Guides & Lesson Plans


Alliance to Save Energy--High School Lesson Plans
http://www.ase.org/section/_audience/educators/lessons/high/

"An Inconvenient Truth" Educator's Resource
http://www.participate.net/educators/

Classrooms Without Boundaries-A Project-Themed School
http://www.edutopia.org/php/article.php?id=art_885

Exploring Alternative Energy--Lesson Plans
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/lessonplans/science/alternative_energy.html

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Science Projects
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/education/science_projects.html
Great Energy Debate-Lesson Plans-National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/16/g912/energydebate.html

National Energy Education Development
http://www.need.org/infobooks.htm

Renewable Energy Lesson Plans
http://www.infinitepower.org/lessonplans.htm

Sacramento Bee--"Shades of Green"  Environmental Series
http://www.sanjuan.edu/SanJuan.cfm?subpage=62214

Saved by the Sun--NOVA  television program on PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/solar/?campaign=pbshomefeatures_2_novabrsavedbythesun_2007-10-23

Smart Communities Network-Creating Energy Smart Communities

http://www.smartcommunities.ncat.org/index.shtml

SMUD: Our Green Community--learn, share, live green
http://ourgreencommunity.org/

Solar Energy Science Projects
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/library/documents/NREL_Solar_Projects.pdf


 

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El Camino High School Energy Projects

Departments

  • Library
    • Turns off all monitors at end of day to conserve energy
    • Has a Green Now! "iCenter" with books and online resources about understanding & creating energy alternatives for students and teachers
  • Science Department
    • Environmental issues and climate change awareness are part of the curriculum

Classes


Individuals

  • A junior, Annaliese Achtelik, is investigating lighting used at El Camino, and will make a proposal for more efficient lighting
  • Two staff members and one student drive energy-efficient hybrids to school--so far

Whole School

  • Student Clubs
    • Recycling Club recycles paper schoolwide


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