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About Teaching Climate Literacy
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4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy.
Various sources of energy are used to power human activities .
2.2 Sources of energy on Earth.
Physical processes on Earth are the result of energy flow .
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- Easy to use in a unit on energy. Ask students to research what solar energy products are being used or developed in their neighborhoods.
About the Science
- In the face of global climate change, scientists and engineers are actively developing new ways to harness the free and renewable energy of the Sun as an alternative to fossil fuels. These are some of the newer solar technologies.
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- Visualization contains a background essay and discussion questions. Instructors could establish their own discussion questions associated with the visualization.
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