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Clean Energy: Solar Power

20 minutes 47 seconds

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Part of the "Green Careers" series. Details the entire range of jobs needed to make solar power a reality from research and development, design and marketing, and financial analysis to construction and project management. Engineers, analysts, and managers share how they work in this emerging green industry and how they found the opportunity to be part of the clean energy solution. Jobs profiled include the following: research and development engineer, design engineer, marketing manager, financial analyst, construction manager, and project manager.

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Runtime: 20 minutes 47 seconds

A building with a curving roofline still under construction. Caption: Green buildings are rising up
Green Careers
Episode 1
20 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People on a rooftop wearing hard hats with tools in their hands. One hard hat says "Solari" on the back. Caption: installing modules and arrays for large commercial sites
Green Careers
Episode 4
20 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Forest setting with felled tree that has a diameter larger than the logger standing to one side. Caption: Old-growth forests are leveled,
Green Careers
Episode 6
21 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Hand pointing at part of a blueprint. Caption: to really make sure that the design works very well.
Green Careers
Episode 7
21 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Empty glass and plastic bottles and cans. Caption: Figuring out ways to recycle our trash
Green Careers
Episode 8
22 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Old and somewhat deteriorated metal canisters stacked on plywood shelves. Caption: against lingering environmental pollution.
Green Careers
Episode 9
21 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person at a cash register in a store filled with people and produce. Caption: Local, sustainable, as always, everything is organic.
Green Careers
Episode 10
22 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A swiftly moving river. Caption: more demand for water, greater impacts,
Green Careers
Episode 12
20 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12