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Fossil Energy Website

This site serves as a gathering point for US Department of Energy (USDOE) materials related to fossil energy. Well-organized and easily navigated, the Fossil Energy Website hosts a wealth of resources, including fossil energy news, related USDOE budget information, an events calendar, in-depth explorations of selected issues, speeches and testimony, technical reports, statistics, and an overview...
Fossil Fuels

The Department of Energy Web site Fossil Fuels is billed as an energy education site mainly for older kids, but can be enjoyed by adult kids as well. The site gives an introduction to energy, and then a more detailed look at the acquisition and uses of coal, oil, and gas. The good descriptions, illustrations, and animations, along with the frequent questions page and glossary of related terms,...
Light-Duty Automotive Technology and Fuel Economy Trends

This Website offers technical reports on US light duty automotive technology and fuel economy trends for model years 1975 through the present model year. A Fact Sheet, the main body of the report, and appendices are available in .pdf format. The latter two can also be downloaded as zipped WordPerfect files. Among other things, the report reveals that average fuel economy has declined consistently...
EPA and DOE Fuel Economy Site

This resource is the EPA's main fuel economy site. It features a .pdf version of the agency's 2000 Model Year Fuel Economy Guide; a search engine that allows users to find the MPG of any 2000 model car and compare it with others, search by MPG, and view the best and worst models by size class; information on why fuel economy is important; a review of current and future fuel conservation...
University of Illinois: Department of Geology Teaching Resources

The University of Illinois has a well-regarded department of geology with staff members and associates who have created a trove of resources for students and educators seeking to know more about the Earth and its forms. The resources are divided into two dozen topical sections, including Big Bang, Building Blocks of Earth, and Geologic Time. Each section contains links to high-quality resources...