Activities (things you must do):

Review and become familiar with the list of terms on pages 312 and 350.
Describe the characteristics of fossil fuels.
Compare and contrast past and projected U.S. consumption of petroleum and coal.
Investigate the processes involved in the formation of coal.
Investigate the processes involved in the generation of oil.
Investigate the nature of the fission chain reaction used to generate power in commercial nuclear power plants
Investigate the current situation of the Turkey Electric power plant.
Find out what is the source of electrical power used in Florida.
Learn more about Uranium as an Energy Resource.
Find out about the current status of Nuclear Energy use.
Learn about the Geology of the Uranium Deposits and where they are being mined
Find out about  U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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