The Future of Energy (#102)
From fossil fuels to wind power, there are several options in our current mix of energy resources. The benefits and drawbacks of each fuel must be considered. Issues surrounding consumption, efficiency, infrastructure, and enviornmental consequences must be resolved in order to meet our future energy needs. This program examines the possibilities, surveys the experts, and presents thoughtful questions to challenge the viewer. [28 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Scott Moats is the Director of Stewardship and Preserve Manager at Broken Kettle Grasslands just north of Sioux... 01:04
How should the state of Iowa prepare for the future of energy? Hear what the state's energy policy task force... 01:02
How should the state of Iowa prepare for the future of energy? Hear what the state's energy policy task force... 00:58
How will Iowa prioritize the state's energy needs? Hear from the agency in charge of taking us into the future. 00:58
How will Iowa prioritize the state's energy needs? Hear from the agency in charge of taking us into the future. 01:16
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Information For Teachers
- Grade Levels
- 6-8, 9-12
- Curricular Areas
- Science & Technology
- Social Studies
- Series Length
- 4 episodes
- Average Episode Length
- 29 minutes
- Record Rights
- Recording/duplication allowed in perpetuity. If you miss the broadcast, contact your AEA for copies.
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Series Description: Produced by Iowa Public Television, EXPLORE MORE encourages students to unravel issues and make informed decisions about topics taken straight out of today's headlines. Through each program, students examine background concepts, investigate complex issues, survey stakeholders, and construct their own opinions on these timely topics. Award-winning companion Web sites provide added depth, student activities, and teacher resources.
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