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Authors

Hannah Ritchie, Max Roser

Grades

6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Subjects

Science, Social Studies, Geography, Mathematics

Resource Types

  • Interactive Media
  • Data

Regional Focus

Global

Format

Microsoft Excel

Fossil Fuel Consumption by Country

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Synopsis
  • This resource includes an interactive map and graphs that show the fossil fuel consumption, for countries around the world since 1965. 
  • Raw data on energy consumption is sourced from the BP Statistical Review of World Energy.
Teaching Tips

Positives

  • 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.
Additional Prerequisites
  • Learners need to be familiar with the different sources of energy.
  • Educator would need time to get familiar with this interactive media and decide on how to implement it with the learners.
Differentiation
  • 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).
Scientist Notes

China and the USA consumed energy from fossil fuels most. This resource is suitable for students to explore actual and relative energy consumption obtainable in different countries.

Standards

This resource addresses the listed standards. To fully meet standards, search for more related resources.

  • Mathematics
    • Statistics & Probability: Making Inferences & Justifying Conclusions (9-12)
      • HSS.IC.B.6 Evaluate reports based on data.
  • Science
    • 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.
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