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Powering the U.S.

Source: Teach Engineering

Description: This lesson provides students with an overview of the electric power industry in the United States. Students also become familiar with the environmental impacts associated with a variety of energy sources.

Topics explored: electricity mix; fuel types; power plants

Education Level

• High School

• Other Resources

Resource Type

• Curricula, Pacing Guides, Lesson Plans


• Engineering


• Energy Basics

• Policy & Regulation