Renewable Energy Action Project

This lesson plan provides an engaging way for students to learn about the public’s perception of renewable energy. Through surveying adults in their school and neighborhoods, students will increase their energy literacy and raise public awareness about renewable energy for the generation of electricity in their own community.

Related Topics:
1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.
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.

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Renewable Energy Action Project
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Related Sub-Topics

6.8 Amount of energy used can be calculated and monitored.

4.5 Humans generate electricity in multiple ways.

5.1 Decisions concerning the use of energy resources are made at many levels.

5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.

7.3 Environmental quality is impacted by energy choices.

5.7 Energy decisions are influenced by social factors.

1.5 Energy comes in different forms and can be divided into categories.

4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy from the environment into forms useful for human endeavors

4.6 Humans intentionally store energy for later use in a number of different ways.

6.3 Human demand for energy is increasing.

4.2 Humans use of energy is subject to limits and constraints.

5.5 Energy decisions are influenced by political factors.

5.2 Energy infrastructure has inertia.

4.7 Different sources of energy and different ways energy is transformed, transported, and stored.

5.3 Energy decisions can be made using a systems-based approach.

4.4 Humans transport energy from place to place.

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.