• Curecanti National Recreation Area


    National Recreation Area Colorado

Sixth Grade

Energy In Our World

Students discover the many sources of energy we use every day. Renewable and nonrenewable resources are defined and conservation techniques are explored. A challenging game of "Energy Jeopardy" summarizes the unit. (60 minutes)

Lesson Plan

Pre/Post Visit & In Classroom Activities (139k pdf)

Did You Know?

Blue Mesa Reservoir

The average precipitation at Curecanti is only 12" a year, which is why there are few trees around Blue Mesa Reservoir.