Related Topics:1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.2. Physical processes on Earth are the result of 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.4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.
Associated Grade Levels:7-89-1011-12Public
The SunShot Initiative prwptAssociated Grade Levels:7-89-1011-12Public
1.1 Energy is a quantity that is transferred from system to system.
1.3 Energy is neither created nor destroyed.
1.4 Energy available to do useful work decreases as it is transferred from system to system.
1.5 Energy comes in different forms and can be divided into categories.
2.2 Sunlight, gravitational potential, decay of radioactive isotopes, and rotation of the Earth
4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy from the environment into forms useful for human endeavors
4.4 Humans transport energy from place to place.
4.5 Humans generate electricity in multiple 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.
5.3 Energy decisions can be made using a systems-based approach.
5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.
5.5 Energy decisions are influenced by political factors.
5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.
5.7 Energy decisions are influenced by social factors.
6.4 Earth has limited energy resources.
6.6 Behavior and design affect the amount of energy used by human society.
6.8 Amount of energy used can be calculated and monitored.