Lesson

Fuel Wise or Fuelish?

Lesson Overview

Upon completing this lesson the students will:

• Learn how world events affect supply and demand for petroleum;

• Explore why it is important for South Carolinians to use alternative fuels; and

• Make decisions pertinent to choosing a fuel-efficient car.

Duration
Multiple days
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

How have alternative fuels impacted the economy?

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

9, 10, 11, 12

Science

• Alternative Fuels from the S.C. Energy Office (provided)

• Current Year Fuel Economy Guide from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at www.fueleconomy.gov.

• Internet Access (to gather various price quotes)

• Buying My First Car Worksheets 1 and 2 (provided)

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Lesson Created By: GeorgiLucas

Lesson Partners: The South Carolina Energy Office