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Authors

Hannah Ritchie, Max Roser

Grades

6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Subjects

Science, Social Studies, Geography, Mathematics

Resource Types

  • Interactive Media
  • Data

Regional Focus

Global

Format

Microsoft Excel

Primary Energy Consumption by Source

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Synopsis
  • This resource contains an interactive chart and table that shows the world's primary energy consumption by sources starting in 1965.
  • The data can be viewed by regions, continents, or countries.
Teaching Tips

Positives

  • You can view the data as a chart or table.
  • Pressing the play button will shows the changes in data over the years. 

Additional Prerequisites

  • Learners need to be familiar with the various sources of energy.
  • Educator would need time to get familiar with this interactive media and decide on how to implement it with the learners.

Differentiation

  • There are other related interactive maps for measuring similar parameters.
  • This can be used to create awareness about one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Scientist Notes

This resource contains datasets for students to navigate and gain insights on energy consumption from biofuels, oil, gas, hydropower, and other renewable sources from different countries. The resource is recommended for teaching.

Standards
  • Mathematics
    • Data Reasoning and Probability (9-12)
      • HS.DR.A.4 Use mathematical and statistical reasoning to formulate questions about data to evaluate conclusions and assess risks.
  • Science
    • ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
      • 6.ESS3.5 Ask clarifying questions based on evidence about the factors that have caused climate change over the past century.
  • Social Sciences
    • Social Science Analysis (K-12)
      • 8.34 Analyze how a specific problem can manifest itself at local, regional, and global levels over time, identifying its characteristics and causes, and the challenges and opportunities faced by those trying to address the problem.
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