Unit 5-Energy Resources and Consumption

A. Energy Concepts
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
energy forms
100
p108 TYC #4,7, SS #3,


power
543
p599 TYC#1,


units
n/a
Appendix B
 
conversions
n/a
Appendix B


Laws of Thermodynamics
100-101
p108 TYC #5-6



B. Energy Consumption
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
history (Industrial Revolution, exponential growth, energy crisis)
4-5, 358
None    


present global energy use    
574-575
p599 TYC #1,


future energy needs
566
None
 

C. Fossil Fuel Resources and Use
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
formation of coal, oil, natural gas
544-546
p569 TYC #1


extraction/ purification methods
547, 550-551, 553-555
p569 TYC #3, 5; p570 TYC #7


world reserves and global demand
547-555
p569 TYC #2, 4, 6; p570 TYC #8
  World's Energy Graphics,
synfuels
None
None


environmental advantages/ disadvantages of sources
559-565
p570 TYC #9



D. Nuclear Energy
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
nuclear fission process
576-578
p599 TYC #2


nuclear fuel
576-578
p600 IGD #1-3


electricity production
578-579
p599 TYC #3
 
nuclear reactor types
577
None


environmental advantages/ disadvantages
579-588
None


safety issues          
579-588
p599 TYC #4, SS #2,


radiation and human health
584-585p600 SS #5,
  
radioactive wastes
583-587 p599 TYC #5, SS #3
  
nuclear fusion
577-578
 None  

E. Hydroelectric Power
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
dams
419-423
p440 TYC #3


flood control
421-422
None


salmon
420
None
 
silting
420
None


other impacts
595-598
p599 TYC #9-10;



F. Energy Conservation
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
energy efficiency
565-568
p570 TYC #10


CAFE standards
565-566
None


hybrid electric vehicles
567
None
 
mass transit
370-371
p378 TYC #6, p380 CEF #1-3



G. Renewable Energy
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
solar energy          
607-608
p626 TYC #1-3


solar electricity
608-612
p626 TYC #4-5; p627 SS #5, IGD #1-3; p628 CEF #1-3


hydrogen fuel cells
621-625
p626 TYC #10, SS #1, 4
 
biomass
588-595
p599 TYC #7-8, SS #4


wind energy
612-616
p626 TYC #6-7; p627 SS #6

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small-scale hydroelectric
None
None


ocean waves and tidal energy
620-621p626 TYC #9
  
geothermal
617-620
p626 TYC #8
  
environmental advantages/ disadvantages
 603-607p601 CEF #1-3  

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