Renewables Roundup - Earth: The Operators' Manual

This video segment explores whether, in principle, renewable energy resources could meet today's global energy needs of about 15.7 terawatts.

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Geoff Haines-Stiles Productions
The Operators' Manual

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Great hook for a module on renewable energy.

Before showing video, consider asking students to rate the relative potential contribution of the various renewable energy options. Ask them, depending on where your school is situated, which renewable option they think might be most practical and useful to their region.