You will prepare an APA-style  research paper to discuss energy topics, as follows:

  • In your own words, describe the laws of thermodynamics.
  • Explain how these scientific laws apply to energy use, energy conversions, and the need for energy efficiency.
  • Describe the pros and cons of the following energy types, writing 1 paragraph for each: ◦Fossil fuel: Oil, natural gas, and coal

◦Nuclear energy

◦Solar energy

◦Wind power

◦Water (hydro) power

◦Bioconversion (biofuel)

  • Research and describe 2 provisions of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

◦Describe each provision, and provide your opinion about how each provision helps the United States meet energy use goals.

For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.