Will we run out of certain forms of energy, such as oil, and what are the replacement options? How does hydrogen fit into the future U.S. energy picture? What is carbon sequestration and why does it matter? What about sustainable energy sources such as solar, wind and geothermal? John Ziagos, Atmospheric, Earth, and Energy Department at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and high school teacher Dean Reese present the latest information on the earth's total energy budget to see what forms of energy we will be harnessing in the future. (#14494)
K-12 Educational Standards
Standards for Grade(s): 9-12
Energy in the Earth System
Structure and Composition of the Atmosphere
Conservation of Energy and Momentum
Heat and Thermodynamics
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