Legos Connecting Students to the Energy Problem

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Legos Connecting Students to the Energy Problem

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Markum, Craig
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Parkinson, Bruce
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Schuttlefield, Jennifer
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Medina, William
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University of Wyoming
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2009-05-14

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The world continues to find itself in the midst of a growing energy problem. Experts all agree that the fossil fuel resources that we continually use will run out. Progress has been made in the field of renewable energy and now a project is being developed to take research into high school science classes. Dr. Bruce Parkinson’s research has concluded that hydrogen power is the energy source of the future and by using solar power and a metal oxide to split water, the world’s energy problem could be solved. The goal of the S.H.Ar.K. (Solar Hydrogen Activity Research Kit) project is to take inexpensive readily available commercial products, place them in the classroom, and have high school students perform real scientific research to find the unknown metal oxide. Major strides have already been made with Legos and Ink Jet printers to find this metal oxide that will split water into hydrogen and oxygen. My research goal is to eliminate the need of the Ink Jet printer in the classroom and develop a pipetting technique that can be used in laboratory experiments in secondary classrooms.
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From - Undergraduate Research Day 2009 - Celebration of Research - Abstracts
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renewable energy

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high school science classes

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hydrogen power

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Undergrauate Research Day 2009

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