Related Topics:1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.3. Biological processes depend on energy flow through the Earth system.5. Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors.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.4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.
Associated Grade Levels:7-89-1011-12Public
Clearwater Basin Biomass Atlas: Physical CapitolAssociated Grade Levels:7-89-1011-12
1.1 Energy is a quantity that is transferred from system to system.
3.6 Humans are part of Earth’s ecosystems and influence energy flow through these systems.
4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy from the environment into forms useful for human endeavors
4.2 Humans use of energy is subject to limits and constraints.
4.4 Humans transport energy from place to place.
4.6 Humans intentionally store energy for later use in a number of different ways.
4.7 Different sources of energy and different ways energy is transformed, transported, and stored.
5.1 Decisions concerning the use of energy resources are made at many levels.
5.2 Energy infrastructure has inertia.
5.7 Energy decisions are influenced by social factors.
6.6 Behavior and design affect the amount of energy used by human society.
7.5 Access to energy resources affects quality of life.
7.6 Some populations are more vulnerable to impacts of energy choices than others.