- In your own words, describe the laws of thermodynamics.
- Explain how these scientific laws apply to energy use, energy conversions, and the need for energy efficiency.
- Describe the pros and cons of the following energy types, writing 1 paragraph for each:
- Fossil fuel: Oil, natural gas, and coal
- Nuclear energy
- Solar energy
- Wind power
- Water (hydro) power
- Bioconversion (biofuel)
- Research and describe 2 provisions of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
- Describe each provision, and provide your opinion about how each provision helps the United States meet energy use goals.
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