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Electricity data browser
http://www.eia.gov/beta/enerdat/

US Energy Information Administration, US Department of Energy

The Electricity data browser allows individuals and organizations to create, download, or view graphs, reports and tables based on energy data sets for 2001-2013 from the US Energy Information Administration. Data sets include generation and consumption, sales, costs and quality. Can choose various ways to represent these data sets. Note: This site is being updated based on feedback from users.

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Energy Literacy

Human use of energy is subject to limits and constraints.
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4.2 Human use of energy is subject to limits and constraints.
Electricity is usually generated in one of two ways.
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4.5 Electricity generation.

Benchmarks for Science Literacy
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Industry, transportation, urban development, agriculture, and most other human activities are closely tied to the amount and kind of energy available. People in different parts of the world have different amounts and kinds of energy resources to use and use them for different purposes.
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Notes From Our Reviewers The CLEAN collection is hand-picked and rigorously reviewed for scientific accuracy and classroom effectiveness. Read what our review team had to say about this resource below or learn more about how CLEAN reviews teaching materials
Teaching Tips | Science | Pedagogy | Technical Details

Teaching Tips

  • This website can be used as a resource for a variety of activities involving energy statistics.

About the Science

  • This website provides convenient and interactive access to a wide range of US energy statistics.
  • A list of all terms and definitions is provided.
  • Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.

About the Pedagogy

  • This website provides convenient and interactive access to a wide range of US energy statistics. Baseline background information on types and usages of these data sets is important.
  • There are many ways to view these data. This flexibility should encourage students to explore these data more thoroughly than conventional charts and tables.
  • There are no pedagogical support materials for this resource.

Technical Details/Ease of Use

  • Very usable for college and graduate level students.
  • This website is highly interactive with many ways to view and download the datasets.
  • It is just out of beta testing with product enhancements planned (as of January 13, 2013). It may be subject to errors or revision.

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