Lesson Plan

The Energy Problem

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Think you can solve the energy problem? You'll first need to know about current energy use. Analyzing a set of circle graphs lets scholars see where energy consumption is the greatest, both by sector and by household use. They develop a set of concepts that will guide their thinking for the rest of the unit. This is the first installment of a 25-part Energy Systems and Solutions unit.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Collaborate with a social studies teacher to create a cross-curricular lesson
Classroom Considerations
  • Note that there are four associated activities for the lesson
  • Learners need to be able to read circle graphs
  • Lists some assessment and homework suggestions
  • Color-coded graphs are easy to interpret
  • No handouts or worksheets for the lesson