Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Energy and Society

Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Energy and Society

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TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS IN ENERGY AND SOCIETY presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructora€™s manual with testing material is available online for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.At [2007a#39;s] average price for regular gasoline, about $2.50 per gallon, that represents $200 billion dollars saved. ... These technologies [can] dramatically increase the fuel economy of an SUV with the size and acceleration of a Ford Explorer. This could be achieved using direct injection gasoline engines, high efficiency automatic manual transmissions, engines that shut off instead of wasting fuel whileanbsp;...

Title:Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Energy and Society
Author:Thomas Easton
Publisher:McGraw-Hill/Dushkin - 2008-12-05


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