Environmental impacts of energy use and extraction

Lesson Details


  • Name: Environmental impacts of energy use and extraction
  • Code: G.4.10.E.2
  • Specification Reference: 9.1b
  • Keywords: wind turbines, carbon emissions, opencast mining, landscape scarring, industrialisation, quarry, dispersant chemicals
  • Objectives: 1. To be able to identify/define and describe the keywords
  • Competency: To be able to identify/define and describe the keywords
  • Proficiency: To be able to describe the environmental impacts that can arise from obtaining energy resources and explain how these might be reduced
  • Mastery: To be able to assess the different environmental impacts that arise from obtaining different energy resources

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