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Environmental Science: Energy Resources


TN Environmental Science Standards

Energy Resources and Consumption

Date last edited 12/8/2018

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Environmental Science: Standard 5 - Energy Resources and Consumption
Checks for Understanding
5.1 | 5.2 | 5.3 | 5.4 | 5.5 | 5.6 | 5.7 | 5.8

Science Curriculum Standards
3260 - Environmental Science

Internet Resources
Construct visual displays to illustrate the source, uses, advantages, disadvantages, availability, and cost of energy resources (i.e. coal, petroleum, nuclear, solar, hydro, wind, geothermal, biofuels, Hydrogen, tidal, OTEC).
Explain the concept of full cost pricing as it relates to electricity production.
Summarize renewable and nonrenewable energy use and consumption through time.
  1. How Geothermal Energy Works - a guide to teach communities the importance of the geothermal energy system
  2. Sources of Renewable Energy - from AGORES (A Global Overview of Renewable Energy Sources)
Compare the energy consumption of common appliances/electronic devices.
  1.  Mapping Vampire Energy - the hiden costs of unused electricity in your home
Describe energy saving alternatives to common appliances and electronic devices and explore energy saving alternatives.
  1.   Mapping Vampire Energy - the hiden costs of unused electricity in your home
Calculate personal carbon footprint and formulate plans for personal and commercial energy conservation.
Research technological advances in energy resources.
Research technological advances in energy conservation.

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