4-ESS3-1: Renewable and Non-renewable Energy
Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment.
Clarification Statement: Examples of renewable energy resources could include wind energy, water behind dams, and sunlight; non-renewable energy resources are fossil fuels and fissile materials. Examples of environmental effects could include loss of habitat due to dams, loss of habitat due to surface mining, and air pollution from burning of fossil fuels.
Assessment Boundary: none
- Renewable (wind energy, hydroelectric, sunlight)
- Non-renewable (fossil fuels, fissile material)
Environmental effects (e.g. habitat loss, air pollution)
Cause and Effect
Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment. (Cause and Effect)
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