Type:

Other

Description:

This video segment points out that we are consuming fossil fuels at a rate far faster than they can be produced in the Earth, and that combustion of these materials to produce energy releases carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. It also discusses some current and future alternatives for supplying energy, and describes some of the benefits and limitations inherent in each. The segment is six minutes nine seconds in length. A background essay and discussion questions are included.

Subjects:

  • Science > Technology
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Science -- Technology,Science -- Earth science,Early Elementary,Vocational/Professional Development Education,High School,General Public,Education,Science -- Instructional issues,Elementary School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110604070503475T,Technology,Geoscience,NSDL

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

Collections:

None
This resource has not yet been aligned.
Curriki Rating
'NR' - This resource has not been rated
NR
'NR' - This resource has not been rated

This resource has not yet been reviewed.

Not Rated Yet.

Non-profit Tax ID # 203478467