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Summer Camp 2050

Description:
Students will work in small groups to apply knowledge of renewable energy to solve a problem. They will formulate a plan to power a summer camp, considering electrical power, hot water, appliances, costs, and environmental and social impacts. Students must present their plans to a mock city council and justify their choices based on data provided by the teacher.

Related Topics:
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.

Associated Grade Levels:
1-23-45-67-89-10

Related Sub-Topics

6.6 Behavior and design affect the amount of energy used by human society.

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