Learn how geologic features and climate influence the location of various energy forms.
After making initial decisions about the best location for an electricity generation site, students explore how geographic and climatic factors can influence the location of various energy forms.
This activity is meant to be supplemented by online and classroom resources such as maps of B.C.’s topography, climate, and weather patterns.
Assess your students’ abilities to:
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