Energy Security: But Not Independence

This video is a segment from the Switch Energy Project focusing on energy security. Switch Energy Project is a multi-pronged effort designed to build a balanced national understanding of energy.

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Teaching Tips

Switch Energy Project website has great potential for student research projects.

Consider using the website to have students do a research project on the pros and cons of different types of energy sources. Then, as a class, they can create an energy portfolio.

Video will easily enhance a well-designed energy lesson or unit.

Video is appropriate for interdisciplinary and/or social studies classrooms and projects.

Video will spark discussions about energy and its relation to global politics, economies and cultures.

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