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Liming, Drew – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 2013
In the search for new energy resources, scientists have discovered ways to use the Earth itself as a valuable source of power. Geothermal power plants use the Earth's natural underground heat to provide clean, renewable energy. The geothermal energy industry has expanded rapidly in recent years as interest in renewable energy has grown. In 2011,…
Descriptors: Energy, Power Technology, Facilities, Employment Opportunities
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Basturk, Kaya; Aladag, Caner – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
This study aims to determine the cognitive structures of the geography teacher candidates studying at the 4th grade of the department of teaching geography related to the energy resources using Word Association Test (WAT). The universe of the study is the last grade students of the geography teaching department at 2016-2017 academic year and the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cognitive Structures, Geography Instruction, Foreign Countries
Nguyen, Van Thanh – 1979
The search for new energy resources as alternatives to fossil fuels have generated new interest in the heat of the earth itself. New geothermal areas with a variety of characteristics are being explored, as are new ways of extracting work from naturally heated steam and hot water. Some of this effort is discussed in this three-part module. Five…
Descriptors: College Science, Electricity, Energy, Engines
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Abelson, Philip H., Ed. – Science, 1974
This entire issue of the "Science" journal is devoted to the topic of energy and issues relating to the energy crisis. Its content was chosen to present material relevant to important public decisions of the next few years. Twenty-six articles cover a wide range of topics, including the impact of the energy crisis on people and…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education
Cook, Earl – 1977
This paper, intended for instructors and students in undergraduate courses in geography and environmental studies, discusses the significance of energy to our life and our life-styles. The document is designed to be used in a variety of ways--as background reading for a mini-conference on energy legislation and the geographic problems that are…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Conservation Education, Depleted Resources, Energy
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. – 1990
The geothermal heat pump (GHP) is winning praise for its ability to help schools reduce energy costs while providing a clean, comfortable, quiet, and aesthetically pleasing heating and cooling capability. This pamphlet examines the benefits of installing a GHP system in new and existing school facilities, suggests the type of planning and…
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Building Operation, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Facilities Improvement