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Thirst for Power – the Digital Field Trip Experience

Welcome! We look forward to inviting you back to our historic venues as soon as it’s safe to do so, but until then, we hope you enjoy the film, panel discussion, discovery guide and virtual tour of the 105-year-old Paramount Theatre.
Available to stream for free until May 31, 2021.

WATCH THE DOCUMENTARY

Download a Spanish transcript of the documentary.

Translation by Carolina Munoz Castillo

This event is powered by: CPS Energy Itron

In partnership with: KLRN Public Television

Additional thanks to: Alpheus MediaDiscoThe University of Texas


CHAPTER BREAKS


CHAPTER 1:
INTRODUCTION / WATER FOR LIFE

2 minutes
Starts at 00:00. Ends at 2:25.
GO TO CHAPTER 1
 

CHAPTER 2:
IN THE ANCIENT WORLD

10 minutes
Starts at 2:25. Ends at 12:29.
GO TO CHAPTER 2
 

CHAPTER 3:
IN THE MIDDLE AGES

5 minutes
Starts at 12:29. Ends at 17:48.
GO TO CHAPTER 3
 

CHAPTER 4:
IN THE INDUSTRIAL AGE

10 minutes
Starts at 17:48. Ends at 27:01.
GO TO CHAPTER 4
 

CHAPTER 5:
IN THE HYDROELECTRIC AGE

4 minutes
Starts at 27:01. Ends at 31:03.
GO TO CHAPTER 5
 

CHAPTER 6:
AN ENVIRONMENTAL AWAKENING

6 minutes
Starts at 31:03. Ends at 37:36.
GO TO CHAPTER 6
 

CHAPTER 7:
WATER FOR ENERGY

6 minutes
Starts at 37:36. Ends at 43:08.
GO TO CHAPTER 7
 

CHAPTER 8:
VULNERABILITIES

18 minutes
Starts at 43:08. Ends at 1:01:01.
GO TO CHAPTER 8
 

Discovery Guide

A study guide filled with educational and interactive activities connected to the documentary


 
GO TO GOOGLE SLIDES GUIDE    DOWNLOAD PDF GUIDE

How to share the Thirst for Power guide with your students in Google Slides:

  1. Open the Thirst for Power Discovery Guide in Google Slides.
  2. Make a copy of the file, rename it, and save it to your own Google Drive.
  3. Open Google Classroom.
  4. Click the Classwork tab.
  5. Click create and then assignment.
  6. Name the assignment and add any directions for your students.
  7. Click add and then Google Drive.
  8. Search or locate the file in your Google Drive and then add it.
  9. Important: Change the settings to make a copy for each student.
  10. Add point value or due dates and click assign.

 

Download a Spanish translation of the Discovery Guide.

Translation by Carolina Munoz Castillo


Q&A Panel Discussion

Recorded October 28, 2020
Featuring Dr. Michael E. Webber, Dr. Kelly T. Sanders, Mat Hames, Juan Garcia, and Erin Hardick

 


Paramount Theatre Virtual Tour

Experience the Paramount like never before, getting up close to the ornate proscenium, going backstage, and into the film booth.

Closed Captions are available. Click the button in the lower right hand corner of the video to activate.

 


Purchase DVD

A DVD copy of this digital field trip is available for purchase at videoproject.com.
PURCHASE DVD

 


Itron/CPS Energy/Smart Energy Education

Scholarship Opportunity

The way our world manages energy and water resources will define the century. To inspire next generation innovation and future talent pipeline, Itron, Inc. and CPS Energy have teamed up to offer Smart Energy Education Scholarships for students interested in 2 year and 4 year college STEM programs. Applicants must live in or be willing to attend college programs in the Greater San Antonio Area. Students will need to create a new account to register for the site. Once logged in they’ll see the Universal Application. The scholarship is listed as Itron/CPS Energy Scholarship Fund. Applications are being accepted until February 1, 2021.
APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP
CPS Energy ItronSmart Energy Education


The Book

Thirst for Power, the documentary, is based on the book: Thirst for Power by Dr. Michael E. Webber.
Learn more about it and find out where to purchase the book at thirstforpower.com/the-book.
PURCHASE BOOK