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Goal:
Students will evaluate various factors related to energy sources, needs, and consumption, and will use reasoning and evidence to make decisions about how to meet the future energy needs of their community.

Primary Objectives:
After viewing content and interactions presented, students will be able to:

  1. Identify various sources of energy, explaining the benefits, costs, and consequences of using the sources of energy.
  2. Define how energy is generated through various methods, including applying concepts of energy conservation and energy transformation.
  3. Identify various influences on energy use and policy, including geographic, political, economic, and environmental.
  4. Analyze interactions between the natural environment and humans.

Secondary Objectives:

  1. Students will demonstrate competence in writing, listening, speaking, and presenting an argument, including an application of basic principles of logic and reasoning.
  2. Students will collaborate with peers, experts, and others to write and present products using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom.