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  • * Clean Energy Basics
    many ways of generating energy for use as a fuel are covered here, from Energy from the Sun, through to Energy from Plants. The site looks at both the technologies available and the solutions to the problems. A very good place to visit.

    * Energy Quest
    This is a very interesting and educational site with a range of activities targeted at different audiences according to their difficulty. There is an ongoing horror story, Devoured By The Dark about some youngsters who are trying to save their town from the Dark, science projects for different skill levels, information about California's renewable energy resources and the Internet Energy Game Show. This is an excellent place for schools to visit.

    * Nuclear Power Plants in U.S.
    This database includes information on general nuclear plant design, plant system characteristics, single-line system diagrams, and emergency response information, together with a map showing the locations of nuclear power plants in the USA.



  • * Renewable Energy in the UK (Hi Energy)
    Thanks to its geography and abundance of renewable and alternative energy sources, the Highlands and Islands of Scotland are poised to become the Green powerhouse of the UK. A very interesting site.

    * Strip Mining Coal
    The effects of strip mining coal are often both dramatic and clearly visible. This short description of strip mining includes a good picture of a strip mine and a dragline scraper. Suited to audiences of all ages.

    * TVA Nuclear Power Plant
    This is a good cross-sectional diagram through a Nuclear Power Station. No text, just a good diagram.

    * Virtual Nuclear Power Plant Tour
    The Virtual Tour attempts to answer many of the commonly asked questions about Nuclear Power, such as why nuclear power is used, what sort of waste does it produce, and what are it's environmental effects. If you are looking for a comprehensive consideration of nuclear power, written in a way suited to school work, this site is a good place to visit.

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