Students are challenged to produce a report that analyzes how a 20% increase in their community's population would influence energy use in their community and to provide alternative realistic alternatives to avoid an energy-supply shortage.
- Understand how energy resources are tied to other Earth systems.
- Participate in scientific inquiry and construct logical conclusions based on evidence.
- Recognize that energy resources are an indispensable natural resources whose use and impact on the environment needs to be carefully monitored.
- Appreciate the value of Earth science information in improving the quality of lives, globally and within the community.