Module Objective:

To increase energy awareness in students by exploring the physical concepts of energy as well as topics about the different types of energy resources currently available, including fossil fuels, renewables, and nuclear power.

Key Concepts:

At the end of this module the student will be able to:


The student should have a working knowledge of the following concepts:

Placement in Curriculum:

This module can be used in chemistry with organic topics, physics with energy topics, or in interdisciplinary courses such as tech-prep.

The information in the Scientific Principles section may be reproduced in its entirety or in part and distributed to students. Some teachers may prefer to give students only the summary of Scientific Principles, instead of the entire section.

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