Dartmouth College

Energy and Environment

This course is part of Introduction to Environmental Science Specialization

Taught in English

Andy Friedland

Instructor: Andy Friedland

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22 hours (approximately)
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.9

(18 reviews)

Beginner level

Recommended experience

22 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

This module explores some concepts related to energy such as its forms, conservation with a special stress on non-renewable energy.

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2 videos11 readings1 quiz6 discussion prompts

This module describes how energy use and energy resources, specifically coal, oil, and natural gas, have varied over time.

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4 videos9 readings2 quizzes7 discussion prompts

This module explores the patterns of renewable energy use and explains the hydro, solar, wind, and biomass energy. It also discusses how energy use can be decreased and efficiency can be increased.

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6 videos13 readings4 quizzes13 discussion prompts

This module explores the impacts of global environmental changes including feedback loops, ocean acidification, sea level rise, and human equity issues.

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3 videos5 readings3 quizzes8 discussion prompts

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5.0 (6 ratings)
Andy Friedland
Dartmouth College
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