Outcome: Getting Energy from Resources

Describe geologic materials as current or potential energy resources and categorize sources as renewable or nonrenewable.

This section discusses the importance of both non-renewable and renewable resources. It also stresses the importance of resource conservation.

What You’ll Learn to Do

  • Identify available resources current or potential resources and as renewable or nonrenewable.
  • Identify the type of energy currently consumed.
  • Describe various ways to conserve resources and recognize alternative fuels options.

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Reading: Earth’s Energy
  • Reading: Energy Consumption on Earth
  • Reading: Use and Conservation of Resources
  • Self Check: Geologic Materials as Energy Sources


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