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Hydrokinetic Energy Class I Introduction to Hydrokinetic Energy

Source: Walter Schurtenberger, Hydrokinetic Energy Corporation; College of the Florida Keys

Description: Sections cover The History and Evolution of Hydrokinetic Power Production and The Future of Hydrokinetic Power Production

Topics explored: permanent magnets and copper coils, dams, hydroelectric power plants, traditional hydropower vs. hydrokinetic power, turbine types, hydrofoils, currents

Education Level

• High School

• College

• Graduate School

• Vocational School

Resource Type

• Curricula, Pacing Guides, Lesson Plans


• Engineering

• Physics


• Energy Basics

• Hydrology

• Hydropower Facilities