DeNise Gerst, Science, Barringer Academic Center

Final Unit (PDF)  Implementing Common Core Standards (PDF)


Every person uses some form of energy whether it is natural or processed to produce electricity. The purpose of this unit is to bring an awareness of how energy is produced. This unit is geared to allow students to become aware that they have an impact in the earth. Through exploring how energy is produced and by gaining an understanding of their daily energy usage students can see why there is a global energy challenge. Students will learn the pros and cons of various energy sources and will learn solutions that can address our global energy challenge.