Goals and Objectives


Module 2 Goals and Objectives


  • Recognize the natural and human-driven systems and processes that produce energy and affect the environment
  • Explain scientific concepts in language non-scientists can understand
  • Find reliable sources of information on the internet

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • Recall that using energy doesn’t make it go away, it is just converted into a less useful form
  • Recognize the many units of energy and power
  • Show that the amount of energy used by people around the world is much larger than the 100 watts inside most people converted from food
  • Recall that around 85% of the energy we use is derived from fossil fuels
  • Analyze energy use and production in a country other than the United States