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.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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6.8 Amount of energy used can be calculated and monitored.
5.1 Decisions concerning the use of energy resources are made at many levels.
4.3 Fossil and biofuels are organic matter that contain energy captured from sunlight.
5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.
6.5 Social and technological innovation affects the amount of energy used by human society.
3.4 Energy flows through food webs in one direction, from producers to consumers and decomposers.
5.7 Energy decisions are influenced by social factors.
1.5 Energy comes in different forms and can be divided into categories.
6.6 Behavior and design affect the amount of energy used by human society.
4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy from the environment into forms useful for human endeavors
4.6 Humans intentionally store energy for later use in a number of different ways.
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.
4.7 Different sources of energy and different ways energy is transformed, transported, and stored.
2.1 Earth constantly changes as energy flows through the system.
4.4 Humans transport energy from place to place.
5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.