The Franklin Institute Online Energy Hotlist

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Informal, General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Climate Literacy Principles: Sun Drives Earth System:Fossil Fuel Formation, Human Activities and Change, Making Decisions, Sun Drives Earth System:Greenhouse Effect, UV, Infrared
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics