The Franklin Institute Online Energy Hotlist

This website provides links to background information about different types of energy, natural resources, and energy issues, as well as images and teacher resources. All websites have been screened for their educational appropriateness and ability to stimulate creative thinking and learning about science.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Informal, General Public, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2)
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: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Human Dimensions/Resources
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science