Energy For You

In this activity, students explore what types of energy resources exist in their state by examining a state map and data from the Energy Information Administration. Students identify the different energy sources in their state, including the state's renewable energy potential.

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Pre-teach renewable and non-renewable energy resource content.

The worksheet provided in the development section makes a reference to data from the year 2004; however, the data have been updated since then so the teacher should edit this question.

Some of the questions on the e-sheets may require vocabulary assistance (i.e. sector BTU).

Teachers should reinforce the concept that energy is measurable and quantifiable.

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