This is a series of provocations designed to provide resources for students to inquire into the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs. For more, click here.
Affordable and Clean Energy is a goal intended not only to ensure access to electricity for all, but to seek for renewable, clean sources. Use these resources to help your students inquire into this goal, and how they might contribute!
Resource #1: Small World Energy by Niles Heckman (see also the thought-provoking sequel, World Energy Crisis)
Resource #2: Go Beyond Oil by Greenpeace via The Kid Should See This
Resource #3: Energy Defined by Nova via The Kid Should See This
Resource #4: The Solar Do-Nothing Machine via The Kid Should See This
Resource #5: Don’t Worry, Drive On: Fossil Fuels & Fracking Lies by Alex Perry
Resource #6: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba & Bryan Mealer, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon
- What is energy?
- How do humans harness energy for our benefit?
- What is our responsibility to work toward cleaner energy?
- What are the different perspectives on energy use that involves fossil fuels vs energy use that involves renewable sources?
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