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Unite to Light

Description:
An organization bringing high efficiency LED lamps with photovoltaic cells to developing nations.

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.
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:
5-67-89-1011-12Public

Related Sub-Topics

6.8 Amount of energy used can be calculated and monitored.

4.5 Humans generate electricity in multiple ways.

7.6 Some populations are more vulnerable to impacts of energy choices than others.

2.2 Sunlight, gravitational potential, decay of radioactive isotopes, and rotation of the Earth

5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.

1.4 Energy available to do useful work decreases as it is transferred from system to system.

6.5 Social and technological innovation affects the amount of energy used by human society.

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

7.1 Economic security is impacted by energy choices.

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.

5.2 Energy infrastructure has inertia.

6.1 Conservation of energy has two very different meanings.

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

4.4 Humans transport energy from place to place.

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.

7.5 Access to energy resources affects quality of life.