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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 that Lesson 1 in this unit is the same lesson as Lesson 1 in Unit 2. There are four lessons in Unit 3: