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Lesson 9 - Energy and You

The United States depends on a plentiful supply of energy that is available at affordable prices. Why does that matter to you?  Energy costs affect your family, your community, and the businesses around you all the time. When you enter the job market, your fresh ideas on clean energy sources, fuel efficiency, and new technologies can keep America the leader in energy innovation and production.

This lesson covers what you need to know about energy decision-making, including:

  • Standard of living
  • Economics
    • Supply and demand
  • Informed decisions
    • Risks and benefits
    • Utility costs
    • Tradeoffs
  • What energy means to you
  • Careers