How an Enhanced Geothermal System Works

This animation illustrates how heat energy from deep in Earth can be utilized to generate electricity at a large scale.

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U.S. Department of Energy

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

The animation includes geothermal maps, publications, glossary, and a printable text version of animation.

Animation is useful as an introduction.

Animation could be used as an assessment - ask students what info is missing in this resource.

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