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The Great Energy Debate Game

Lesson Description:
In this lesson we want to introduce energy sources and look at some of the benefits and drawbacks of each. Ten major energy sources will be introduced and used in a game format using the great energy debate game. Read through the game materials to familiarize your self with it.
Lesson Type:
  • Other

Sustainability Topic:
  • Energy

GEF Program Category:
  • Green Energy Challenge

Time Needed:
50 minutes
Standards Addressed:
Each student will:
  • Identify at least 8 natural resources.
  • State the difference between a renewable and non-renewable resource.
  • Classify each resource as renewable or non-renewable.
  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of at least 8 resources.

Materials Needed:
  • The Great Energy Debate Game 

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Lesson Documents:
application/pdf GreatEnergyDebateGame.pdf

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