This resource includes an interactive map and graphs that show global primary energy consumption by fossil fuel source, measured in Terawatt-hours.
This dataset includes primary energy data using two methodologies:
"Direct" primary energy, which does not take account of the inefficiencies in fossil fuel production.
"Substitution" primary energy, which does take account of inefficiencies in fossil fuel production.
The interactive provides three different ways for students to explore data (chart, map, table).
Related research and data are linked.
The site explains how the data was collected.
Learners need to be familiar with the different sources of electricity.
Educator would need time to get familiar with this interactive media and decide on how to implement it with the learners.
There are other related interactive maps for other sources of energy.
Can be used to create awareness about one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Fossil fuel consumption is shown to be increasing from 1985-2020 globally. This resource is recommended for students to explore the rate of consumption of energy from nonrenewable energy sources.
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
MS-ESS3-5 Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.
College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Standards
Dimension 4: Taking Informed Action
D4.6.6-8 Draw on multiple disciplinary lenses to analyze how a specific problem can manifest itself at local, regional, and global levels over time, identifying its characteristics and causes, and the challenges and opportunities faced by those trying to address the problem.
Common Core Math Standards (CCSS.MATH)
Statistics & Probability: Making Inferences & Justifying Conclusions (9-12)
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.IC.B.6 Evaluate reports based on data.