The video evaluates the contribution of CO2 emissions and energy consumption from fossil fuel-powered cars, electric vehicles, and hybrid vehicles. It also spotlights their entire life cycle and emissions from the value chain. Although EVs consume more energy from the production phase, they are eco-friendly in terms of usage over the life of the vehicle. This resource is insightful and recommended for teaching.
Science and Engineering
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
HS-ESS3-4 Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems.
ETS1: Engineering Design
MS-ETS1-2 Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
HS-ETS1-1 Analyze a major global challenge to specify qualitative and quantitative criteria and constraints for solutions that account for societal needs and wants.
English Language Arts
Speaking and Listening (K-12)
SL.6-8.2 Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.