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Your Future in Hydropower

Your Future in Hydropower

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Grades 9-12, Career and Technology Education

This unit, created for use in Career and Technology Education programs and classrooms, contains hands-on activities to explore careers and opportunities within the hydropower industry. Students will get a comprehensive view of the tools, skills, and concepts necessary to prepare for a job in hydropower.  

Student and Teacher guides are available in PDF format as a FREE download.

Also available as an e-publication:     Teacher Guide     Student Guide


Your Future in Hydropower Kit with Teacher & Student Guide $525
One Teacher & One Student Guide $6.00

Materials in Your Future In Hydropower Kit

12 D-cell batteries
12 D-cell battery holders
12 Small light bulbs
12 Light bulb holders
42 Alligator clips
12 Switches
6 Peg boards

1 Science of Electricity Model kit:
1 Small bottle
1 Rubber stopper with ¼” hole
1 Wooden dowel (1/4” x 12”)
1 Foam tube
4 Rectangle magnets
2 Nails
1 Digital Multimeter

6 Gear exploration kits; each containing:
1 Hole plate
4 Gears(1 each of 10, 20, 40, and 50 teeth)
1 Dowel rod (3/8” x 12”)
1 Perpendicular block
1 Small motor mount
1 Small motor with adaptor pin
1 Variable resistor
6’ Length of rubber pipe insulation
6 Rectangular plastic jugs
1 Foam tube 15” long
6 Wooden dowel rods 12” X ¼“
6 Rubber stoppers with ¼” hole
24 3/8 X 1” Bolts
24 Disc Magnets
6 Motors
48 Plastic Spoons
6 Rolls of magnet wire
3 Thermometers
1 Micro-hydro generator
1 Hose adapter 5/8 to ½ NPT thread

Additional hydropower resources available here.

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