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Green Futures: Video Three

As You Watch: Main Ideas

Directions: As you watch Video Three, fill in the blanks for the following sentences.

1. The three methods the world is using the combat global weirding discussed in this section

are ______________, ______________, and _____________________.

2. The United States currently has a ____________ recycling rate than most countries in

Europe.

3. Recycling saves energy and precious ___________, and prevents pollution and greenhouse

gas emissions.

4. Bloom Energy is developing new gadgets and technology that produce energy without the

consumption of coal or oil. Their ________ ______, whose fuel source is the air, has the

ability to power a house.

5. Green Choices= More ______.

6. Spearheaded by the ________________, many company and government buildings are going

green.

7. There are at least 2.3 million _________ ________ in the world.

8. Some examples of clean energy are wind power, solar power, and ____________ power.

9. RE<C means Renewable Energy is ____________ than ____________.


Green Futures: Video Three
Review of Concepts

1. A way we produce waste water is:


a. Brushing teeth.
b. Using the garbage disposal.
c. Using the toilet.
d. All of the above.

2. True or false: if we sit still and don’t do anything, global weirding will fix itself.
a. True.
b. False.

3. An item we can recycle is:


a. Papers
b. Aluminum
c. Batteries
d. All of the above.

4. Green technologies seek to lower the consumption of:


a. Air molecules
b. Carbon Monoxide
c. Coal and oil
d. CO2 emissions

5. The Bloom Box is fueled by:


e. Water
f. Sunlight
g. Air
h. Electricity

6. Companies and governments generally deny the existence of global weirding.


a. True.
b. False.

7. True or false: RE<C was developed to make it easier and cheaper to extract electricity from renewable resources than
electricity from coal.
a. True
b. False

8. One of the companies discussed in this section pursuing green policies is:
a. Frito-Lays
b. KFC
c. Abercrombie
d. Home Depot

9. The impending wind farm along the Eastern Seaboard belongs to:
a. Walmart
b. Google
c. McDonalds
d. The Obama Administration
Green Futures: Video Three
Going Further: Short Answer Questions

1. Name another way we produce wastewater aside from the ones discussed in the video.

2. Name the three methods we are currently using to combat global warming.

3. Name three recyclable items.

4. Name one thing green technologies seek to lower the consumption of.

5. What is the Bloom Box fueled by?

6. Name one thing companies are doing to fight global weirding.

7. Explain the concept behind RE<C.

8. Name some companies pursuing green policies.


Green Futures: Video Three
Research: The Future

Directions: Choose one of the following topics, and use the back page to write about how that
topic helps future generations be greener and more sustainable. Use the following graphic, as
well as the internet, for guidance.

• Green Energies
• Conservation
• The Three R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)
• What You Can Do to Save the Planet