Energy in everyday life

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In everyday life, humans use renewable and non-renewable sources of energy to transform energy into usable forms like electrical and kinetic energy to fulfil their needs.

Connection to Big Idea about the cell: Living organisms perform numerous processes to gain energy for their everyday needs.

Connection to Big Idea about Earth: Energy consumption is an essential part in every aspect of everyday life. Humans use renewable and non-renewable energy sources to produce usable energy. 

Subjects related: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Sciences

Age ranges: 11-12



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