A short video explaining how fossil fuels are formed and why they're unsustainable.
Students explore various types of alternative fuels and their effect on the environment, lifestyles, and finances and use this information to participate in a multi-step car buying decision.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Fossil Fuel Formation.
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Summarize the main idea of a reading, create visual aids, and come up with new questions using a Four Square Concept Matrix.
Plants take carbon out of the atmosphere. The carbon is stored in fossil fuels until it is burned and returned to the atmosphere. Resources that formed hundreds of millions of years ago are being used in only a few hundred years.
Norway is very far north and has enormous petroleum reserves. The geologic history of the region explains why and how these two things came to be.
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