Fun activities will cultivate an interest in and an understanding of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Using STEM to Investigate Issues in Alternative Energy covers topics such as oil spill cleanup, compressed air power, wind power, solar power, biomass, and hydrogen fuel cells through interdisciplinary problem solving and scientific inquiry. Hands-on activities are clearly explained with both background and procedures; room to record observations is provided. Suggested links are also included. 122 reproducible pages, softcover. Answer key included. Middle Grades 6-8.