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Energy is an interdisciplinary technology-supported middle school science inquiry curriculum. This curriculum focuses on the world's energy resources. Students use geospatial information technology (GIT) tools including GIS (My World GIS or Web GIS) and Google Earth, and inquiry-based lab activities to investigate energy sources, production, and consumption. Energy is aligned to national science and environmental education standards.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-08-11 16:21:14
Description Energy is an interdisciplinary technology-supported middle school science inquiry curriculum. This curriculum focuses on the world's energy resources. Students use geospatial information technology (GIT) tools including GIS (My World GIS or Web GIS) and Google Earth, and inquiry-based lab activities to investigate energy sources, production, and consumption. Energy is aligned to national science and environmental education standards.
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Source Environmental Literacy and Inquiry Working Group
Keyword Energy, Nuclear, Geothermal, Biofuels, Biomass, Fossil fuels, Wind energy, Tidal energy, Hydroelectric energy, Natural gas, Coal, Oil, Maps, Readings, Videos, Wind farms, Teacher guides, GIS
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Date Of Record Creation 2011-08-11 15:54:50
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Date Last Modified 2011-08-11 16:25:07
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-08-11 15:54:50 (W3C-DTF)

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