There are many different ways that we gather the energy to provide our homes and business with power and electricity, one of which is through a tidal plant. There are three methods to harness tidal power: tidal streams, barrages, and tidal lagoons. In this activity you will lean how a tidal barrage works. Click the play button below to start the short video.
This course surveys key topic areas including the application of scientific process to environmental analysis; ecology; energy flow; ecological structures; earth systems; and atmospheric, land, and water science. Topics also include the management of natural resources and analysis of private and governmental decisions involving the environment. Students explore actual case studies and conduct five hands-on, unit-long research activities, learning that political and private decisions about the environment and the use of resources require accurate application of scientific processes, including proper data collection and responsible conclusions.