Related Topics:2. Physical processes on Earth are the result of energy flow through the Earth system.3. Biological processes depend on energy flow through the Earth system.6. The amount of energy used by human society depends on many factors.7. The quality of life of individuals and societies is affected by energy choices.
Associated Grade Levels:9-1011-12
Global WarmingAssociated Grade Levels:9-1011-12
2.3 Earth’s weather and climate are mostly driven by energy from the Sun.
2.6 Greenhouse gases affect energy flow through the Earth system.
2.7 The effects of changes in Earth’s energy system are often not immediately apparent.
3.5 Ecosystems are affected by changes in the availability of energy and matter.
3.6 Humans are part of Earth’s ecosystems and influence energy flow through these systems.
6.3 Human demand for energy is increasing.
6.4 Earth has limited energy resources.
7.3 Environmental quality is impacted by energy choices.
7.4 Increasing demand for and limited supplies of fossil fuels affects quality of life.