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  Navigation tips: This "Announcements" page is our course "home page." Please bookmark the address. The contents of this page will change weekly (on Sunday). To view the course syllabus, review previous weekly announcement pages, or visit the discussion forum and cyber coffeehouse (Cafe Nica), please click on the navigation bar links at the top of this page.

Week Thirteen: "Renewable Energy Resources"

This is a list of the things we need to understand and accomplish this week. All the links in the box above go to items on this page. I suggest printing out this page and checking off the items as you complete them. This will help you to keep focused and up-to-date. To learn more about each item, click on it or scroll down the page.

This should be the first page you come to each time you come to class, so bookmark the URL (address of page). The address won't change, but the contents will. This is where I talk to the class, recap the previous week and give an overview of the upcoming week. The previous week's home page can be read by clicking on "Archived Announcements" at the top of this page. You may need to refer to previous home pages on occasion.

Reading Assignments
Your Week 13 folder contains 1 reading assignment:

1. Handout - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Resources

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You will view 3 videos this week:

1. Geothermal Energy

2. The Power of Wind

3. Powering Wisconsin

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Web Sites of Interest
Find websites that describe the following:

1. Commercially-available geothermal, solar, and wind energy systems.

Visit the North Carolina Solar House Web Site (www.ncsc.ncsu.edu) and see how solar energy is used to both heat water and provide an electricity source.

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Discussion Forum

Share your websites and answers with your classmates in the discussion forum.

Additional questions will be posted in the discussion forum related to alternative energy sources.

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