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Unlimited: Renewable Energy in the 21st Century

Secondary, Elementary, Middle

Description

Unlimited: Renewable Energy in the 21st Century is a documentary film aimed at providing a general introduction about the virtues and benefits of moving away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. The strength of the video is the peer teaching element in which articulate young students argue for the need to do what we can to be responsible consumers of energy.

General Assessment

Recommendation of how and where to use it

Unlimited Renewable Energy in the 21 Century may be used as an introduction or conclusion to those units of study that focus on energy or resource use in  Science and Social Studies at the Middle and early High School Years. It allows students to explore the societal implications of our energy choices.

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Themes Addressed

  • Air, Atmosphere & Climate (1)

    • Climate Change
  • Citizenship (2)

    • Ecological Footprint
    • Sustainable Consumption
  • Energy (2)

    • Alternative Energy
    • Energy Use
  • Food & Agriculture (1)

    • Local Food
  • Science and Technology (1)

    • Appropriate Technology