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Teachers

Teachers can use these resources to teach fuel cell technology and hydrogen in the classroom or for after-school programs.

  • CaFCP's How it Works book explains the technology with clean illustrations and simple text.
  • CaFCP developed two sets of classroom lessons designed to fit into units that high school science teachers already teach. The activities and experiments do not require that you buy special equipment.

Other sources of classroom materials include:

  • PBS Newshour Extra Lesson Plan: Automobile choices and alternative fuels - background, activities and critical analysis
  • H2 Educate from The NEED Project includes PDF teacher and student guides to download. Designed for middle school and high school science classes.
  • U.S. Department of Energy’s EERE Energy Education website has links to more than 350 lesson plans and activities about energy efficiency and renewable energy for grades K-12. Each includes a short summary that identifies curriculum integration, time, materials, and national standards. It includes information about the Junior Solar Sprint/Hydrogen Fuel Cell Competitions for middle school students.
  • Fuel Cells 2000 has an extensive list of plans, activities and resources for students and teachers
  • Air Product's Hydrogen: The Fuel of the Future - Today website features links to hydrogen related information, as well as an interactive quiz section
  • University of North Dakota's Fueling the Hydrogen Economy is an online course developed by the EERC and the University of North Dakota (UND) Department of Continuing Education, focused on teaching students about the emerging hydrogen industry. Discover firsthand how hydrogen will be used as an alternative energy source and impact your overall quality of life.