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Technical Writing About River Current Power

Source: Teach Engineering

Description: Students learn about power generation using river currents. A white paper is a focused analysis often used to describe how a technology solves a problem. In this literacy activity, students write a simplified version of a white paper on an alternative electrical power generation technology.

Topics explored: run of river; electricity generation; hydroelectricity; white paper; writing skills

Education Level

• High School

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Resource Type

• Curricula, Pacing Guides, Lesson Plans


• Engineering


• Energy Basics

• Hydrology

• Environmental Considerations

• Policy & Regulation