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Fossil Fuels

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Shale Natural Gas
From aetn.org, produced by PBS
Learn more about the Marsellius Shale rock formation in this segment.  The video also talks about other shale formations in the country and the significance of shale on our economy and environment.  (04:30
January 12, 2013 at 02:14 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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How the Enormous Potential of Natural Gas was Unlocked
From YouTube, produced by Smithsonian Channel
Natural gas wasn’t always the valuable power source that it is today. In fact, it wasn’t until the 1990s that its potential was unlocked, thanks to an ingenious engineering innovation: the power generation module. (03.47)
May 22, 2019 at 03:25 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Natural Gas
From aetn.org, produced by PBS
This video explains how natural gas is transported from places such as Trinidad and Yemen to the Northeast in the middle of the winter when its natural gas reserves run low.  (05:29)
January 12, 2013 at 07:37 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Coal
From aetn.org, produced by PBS
This video features a large coal mine in Wyoming.  Learn about how coal is mined and where it goes in this segment from "America revealed." (06:46)
January 12, 2013 at 04:38 PM
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Ages: 8 - 14
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Where Energy Comes From (National Energy Grid)
From YouTube
Where does gas and electricity come from? This short film explains how National Grid takes the energy from its source, delivering it to homes and streets around the country. (03:53)
March 18, 2012 at 08:18 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Clean Coal?
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
This video segment adapted from FRONTLINE: "Heat" examines clean coal technology. It provides statistics for overall annual U.S. consumption as well as average household usage, and then explains the need for developing a cleaner way to convert coal i... [more]
October 12, 2010 at 09:18 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Are fossil fuels a sustainable energy source?
From YouTube, produced by Education for Well-being
This video ends with a directive to "Go Solar" so it has some obvious bias, but it does a nice job of introducing the idea that fossil fuels have taken a long time (3.8 billion years) to develop, and are being used up at a rapid rate. Run time 01:39
Found by Demetri in Fossil Fuels
October 28, 2008 at 06:54 AM
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Ages: 8 - 14
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Brief Overview Energy Sources
From YouTube, produced by Sunburst Media
This is a brief introduction (01:21) of fossils fuels and their origin. The video includes vintage and current images.
July 1, 2010 at 06:35 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Coal Combustion and Acid Rain
From YouTube, produced by Britannica
The burning of coal in today's industrialized society is one of the reasons for what is known as Acid Rain. (02:04)
March 6, 2011 at 09:52 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Thermal Electricity - How it Works
From YouTube, produced by Ontario Power Generation
This is an excellent two-minute mini-documentary that shows through narration and computer animation how fossil fuels are used to generate electricity.
April 23, 2011 at 03:51 PM
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