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Smith Creek, Smith Creek, ID

The Smith Creek Hydroelectric Project was constructed in 1989. In 2001 EWEB bought the project from the developer. Located on Smith Creek, a tributary to the Kootenai River, it is approximately five miles from the Canadian board in Northern Idaho. Read on 

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Make Your Own Hydropower – Master Kit

Make Your Own Hydropower Kit

Master Kit includes everything needed to complete one hydropower model, including multimeter, glue gun with glue sticks, and alligator wire clips. Also includes DVD with assembly video and print documents. Read on 

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Make Your Own Hydropower – Classroom Kit

Make Your Own Hydropower Kit

Classroom Kit includes 1 Master Kit and 3 Basic Kits, everything needed to complete 4 hydropower models for a classroom of 25 – 30 children. Also includes DVD with assembly video and print documents. $330.00 Shipping: $30.00

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PowerWheel

The ultimate teaching tool to learn about Energy, Hydroelectric power and so much more. The PowerWheel unit connects to a classroom faucet or outside hose for easy use. The PowerWheel Bundle includes: Fully-assembled PowerWheel LED light strip Bridge rectifier All … Read on 

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Renewable Energy Display

Portable renewable energy display for classroom and other community presentations! Kids and adults “light” the board with hydropower, wind and solar generation. To order call 509-535-7084. $2,500.00 with table top legs only $2,750.00 with table top & set of long … Read on 

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Hydropower Popup Master

Suitable for grades K-6 (ages 5-11). This 11” X 17” hand-out turns into a pop-up model of a hydroelectric project with scissors and tape. It’s easy to read, understand, and assemble, enabling kids and families to learn about the benefits … Read on 

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Nature of Water Power Curriculum

It’s here! Written for Grades 6-8 by teachers, this hands-on, minds-on guide takes you on a thematic, intradisciplinary journey to discover the nature of water power. Comes complete with reusable kit and tools that make learning real. Teacher’s Guide $125.00 … Read on 

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Congress Commits $59 Million to Hydropower Research and Development

By Staff Power Engineering Magazine A bill that would significantly increase hydropower spending in the 2012 Fiscal Year has gained congressional and presidential approval. The bill, which combines nine spending bills and has gained bipartisan support, provides US$59 million for … Read on 

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DVD: Rivers to Power

Grades 4-12 and adults. This nine minute video provides an overview of how hydropower generates up to 75% of the electricity used in the Northwest.  Preview the smaller YouTube version of this DVD. $2.00 Shipping: $5.00

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Poster: Investing in Turbines

Grades 4-12 and adults. This full color poster explains the investment Northwest utilities are making in a new generation of turbine technology. A lenticular graphic shows both an old and new hydropower turbine. $9.00 Shipping: $5.00

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