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.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.
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2.2 Sunlight, gravitational potential, decay of radioactive isotopes, and rotation of the Earth
3.1 The Sun is the major source of energy for organisms and the ecosystems of which they are a part
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.
4.5 Humans generate electricity in multiple ways.
5.1 Decisions concerning the use of energy resources are made at many levels.
5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.
6.4 Earth has limited energy resources.
6.5 Social and technological innovation affects the amount of energy used by human society.
6.8 Amount of energy used can be calculated and monitored.