This series of online tutorials explains various aspects of power generation and distribution that are ideally suited for middle-school-level students and beyond.
Each applet may be accessed from this website or from http://tcipg.mste.illinois.edu/.
- Power and Energy in the Home
- Electricity and Time-Sensitive Pricing
- The Power Grid
- Power Economics and Emissions
- Wind and Storage
Online applets were prepared by the Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (MSTE) program at Illinois on behalf of TCIPG (and its predecessor).
If you have trouble accessing the online applets, please email csoliday [at] illinois.edu (Cheri Soliday) or sebestik [at] illinois.edu (Jana Sebestik).