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Building With Wood

Description:
Architect Michael Green demonstrates the benefits of using wood as a primary building material for industrial and residential buildings.

Related Topics:
1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.
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.

Associated Grade Levels:
5-67-89-1011-12Public

Related Sub-Topics

3.6 Humans are part of Earth’s ecosystems and influence energy flow through these systems.

1.7 Many different units are used to quantify energy.

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.

5.7 Energy decisions are influenced by social factors.

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

3.1 The Sun is the major source of energy for organisms and the ecosystems of which they are a part

4.6 Humans intentionally store energy for later use in a number of different ways.

5.5 Energy decisions are influenced by political factors.

6.4 Earth has limited energy resources.

3.5 Ecosystems are affected by changes in the availability of energy and matter.

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.

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

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.