Ch 23: Glencoe Earth Science Chapter 25: Energy Resources

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The Energy Resources chapter of this Glencoe Earth Science course helps students learn about essential earth science topics related to energy resources. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Energy Resources textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Glencoe Earth Science Energy Resources chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the energy resources topics you need to learn or review..
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn about:

  • The advantages and disadvantages of geothermal energy
  • Renewable energy
  • The definition and uses of hydroelectric energy
  • Fossil fuels
  • Active and passive solar heating
  • The differences between energy conservation and energy efficiency
  • How to be more energy efficient at home

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8 Lessons in Chapter 23: Glencoe Earth Science Chapter 25: Energy Resources
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Biomass for Renewable Energy: Pros and Cons

1. Biomass for Renewable Energy: Pros and Cons

Biomass is organic material that can be used to generate heat, electricity, and even fuel. In this lesson, you will learn about the advantages of this abundant and renewable energy source as well as the disadvantages.

What Are Fossil Fuels? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

2. What Are Fossil Fuels? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

Fossil fuels are sources of energy that have developed within the earth over millions of years. Because fossil fuels - oil, natural gas, and coal - take so long to form, they are considered nonrenewable. Learn more about these fuels, including the pros and cons of using them.

Geothermal Energy: Advantages and Disadvantages

3. Geothermal Energy: Advantages and Disadvantages

Geothermal energy is heat energy that is stored within the earth. Learn the methods being used to tap into this thermal energy to heat buildings and generate electricity as well as the advantages and disadvantages of this renewable energy source.

Hydroelectric Energy: Definition, Uses, Advantages & Disadvantages

4. Hydroelectric Energy: Definition, Uses, Advantages & Disadvantages

In this video lesson you will understand how water can be used to generate electrical energy. You will also identify some benefits and drawbacks of using this type of renewable resource for energy production.

What is Nuclear Energy? - Definition & Examples

5. What is Nuclear Energy? - Definition & Examples

You've probably heard of nuclear energy. But what is it? And what is the difference between fusion and fission? This lesson will answer your questions about this exciting form of energy that involves atoms and their nuclei.

Solar Energy: Understanding Active and Passive Solar Heating

6. Solar Energy: Understanding Active and Passive Solar Heating

Solar energy is the energy we harness from the sun. We can use this energy to heat our homes. Learn about the design elements needed for passive solar heating and the equipment needed for active solar heating.

Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency: Examples and Differences

7. Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency: Examples and Differences

Saving energy is an important topic, but energy conservation and energy efficiency are not the same thing. Learn what the difference is and some examples of both energy conservation and energy efficiency.

Conserving Energy at Home: How to Be More Energy Efficient

8. Conserving Energy at Home: How to Be More Energy Efficient

Are you wondering how to make your home more energy efficient? Follow these measures to conserve energy, prevent energy loss, and make your home more comfortable, all while saving money.

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