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Energy in Society

Source: National Energy Education Development Project

Description: These social studies-focused activities will help students to consider how others use energy across their community, region, country, or even the globe, and the reasons their energy consumption might differ. The activities featured in this sampler help to reinforce energy content, while introducing students to energy in context.

Topics explored: sources used to generate electricity, U.S. power generation sources, advantages and challenges of hydropower, challenges associated with siting a power generation facility

Education Level

• High School

Resource Type

• Curricula, Pacing Guides, Lesson Plans


• Env Science


• Energy Basics

• Environmental Considerations