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Visiting a Recycling Plant

Description:
A video segment where a ZOOM cast member visits a recycling plant and learns about the process of recycling and how much of an impact it can have on the environment.

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.
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:
1-23-45-67-8Public

Related Sub-Topics

6.8 Amount of energy used can be calculated and monitored.

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

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

5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.

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.

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

7.4 Increasing demand for and limited supplies of fossil fuels affects quality of life.

7.1 Economic security is impacted by energy choices.

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.

6.4 Earth has limited energy resources.

5.2 Energy infrastructure has inertia.

6.1 Conservation of energy has two very different meanings.

6.7 Products and services carry with them embedded energy.

7.2 National security is impacted by energy choices.

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

6.2 One way to manage energy resources is through conservation.

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.