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In this educational game, users power up a city -- choosing from both green and nonrenewable energy sources.  But wait: if you choose all green energy sources, you go over budget and lose the game. If you choose the cheapest sources, you smog up your city and still lose.  What is the right balance, given viable scenarios and realistic budget constraints?

Players can choose to play alone, join a private Group Play mode, or learn more about fuel choices and their impact on our planet.

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Editor's Note: What we like about it -- The game is very absorbing.....be prepared to spend an hour, then more time beating your score. This resource helps kids understand the tough decisions about how we address skyrocketing demands for fuel and also maintain a habitable planet.
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Classical Mechanics
- Work and Energy
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Learner
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application/flash
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© 2002 The Chevron Corporation
Keywords:
carbon footprint, clean energy, clean energy game, energy sources, environmental choices, fossil fuels, global warming, pollution
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created April 16, 2013 by Caroline Hall
Record Updated:
April 17, 2013 by Caroline Hall
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when Cataloged:
April 5, 2010

This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: Conservation of Energy
Unit Title: Global Issues Related to Energy Resources

Power up a city -- choosing from both green and nonrenewable energy sources.  But wait: if you choose all clean energy sources, you go over budget and lose the game. If you choose the cheapest sources, you smog up your city and still lose.  What is the right balance, given viable scenarios and realistic budget constraints?

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(Chevron Corporation, San Ramon, 2002), WWW Document, (http://www.energyville.com/).
AJP/PRST-PER
Energyville, (Chevron Corporation, San Ramon, 2002), <http://www.energyville.com/>.
APA Format
Energyville. (2010, April 5). Retrieved October 22, 2014, from Chevron Corporation: http://www.energyville.com/
Chicago Format
Chevron Corporation. Energyville. San Ramon: Chevron Corporation, April 5, 2010. http://www.energyville.com/ (accessed 22 October 2014).
MLA Format
Energyville. San Ramon: Chevron Corporation, 2002. 5 Apr. 2010. 22 Oct. 2014 <http://www.energyville.com/>.
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@misc{ Title = {Energyville}, Publisher = {Chevron Corporation}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {22 October 2014}, Month = {April 5, 2010}, Year = {2002} }
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