Grade level: 3rd- 5th grades
Skills: bar graph
Related environmental issues: Energy
The bar graph below shows the number of jobs of some renewable energy industries in the United States in 2015.
- Which renewable energy industry provided the largest number of jobs?
- Which renewable energy industry provided about 4 times as many jobs as the geothermal industry does?
- There were 66 thousand jobs at coal mines in the United States in 2015. List all renewable energy industries that provided more jobs than the coal industry.
Sources: REN 21, 2016 Global Status Report and U.S. EIA
- Solar,wind, biofuels, and biomass