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This student activity is designed to explore the potential difficulties related with different power sources. Difficulties such as nuclear waste, pollution, and the environmental impact of hydroelectric dams are presented. Students are also provided with links to other information on this topic. Included are notes for instructors wishing to use this material.

This activity is part of a PTRA manual on Energy.
Book Title: Teaching about Energy
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Work and Energy
General Physics
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Other Sciences
- Environmental Science
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
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energy sources, environment impacts, nuclear energy, pollution
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Metadata instance created January 17, 2006 by Bruce Mason
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October 14, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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Topic: Conservation of Energy
Unit Title: Global Issues Related to Energy Resources

This activity is designed to elicit student reflection about issues relating to large-scale use of different energy sources: nuclear waste, pollution, accessibility of fuel sources, and consequences of fossil fuel consumption. It is part of a workshop manual developed by the PTRA, (Physics Teacher Resource Agents).

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J. Roeder, in Teaching about Energy (2003), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3380&DocID=74).
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J. Roeder, Teaching About Energy: Problems Related to Energy Choices in Teaching about Energy (2003), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3380&DocID=74>.
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Roeder, J. (2003). Teaching About Energy: Problems Related to Energy Choices. In Teaching about Energy. Retrieved July 23, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3380&DocID=74
Chicago Format
Roeder, John. "Teaching About Energy: Problems Related to Energy Choices." In Teaching about Energy. 2003. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3380&DocID=74 (accessed 23 July 2014).
MLA Format
Roeder, John. "Teaching About Energy: Problems Related to Energy Choices." Teaching about Energy. 2003. 23 July 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3380&DocID=74>.
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