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15.4 The Energy Future

In this section you will find materials that support the implementation of 15.4: The Energy Future. Use the navigation below to find the materials.

Section Materials


Resources

Visions of Earth, by AGI
A four-DVD set on interactions in Earth systems.

A Student's Guide: Alternative Fuel , Energy Quest
Find a guide to alternative fuel cars powered with alcohols - ethanol and methanol, compressed natural gas to biodiesel.

Consumer's Guide to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, by EREN
In this site, the US Dept. of Energy offers ways to conserve energy in everyday life.

Earth Observatory Feature: Cities at Night: The View from Space, by NASA
Astronauts on board the International Space Station capture photographs of city lights, which provide spectacular evidence of humanity's existence, our distribution, and our ability to change our environment.

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Animations

Visions of Earth, by AGI
82 High-definition animations showing a variety of Earth and space system processes.

The Future of Energy Gases, by USGS
Film explains the different types of energy sources our nation has used over its history. Includes the technology, economics, and effects on the environment associated with each source. Also addresses solar, wind, and nuclear power; and gas hydrates.

Lights, by USGS
Where are the world’s energy-using urban areas? You can easily see them on this spinning globe shown at night.

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