In 1-2 pages, using APA-style formatting, provide an explanation of the meaning of the first and second laws of thermodynamics. Then, using the second law, explain why a barrel of oil can be used only once as a fuel source, or in other words, why can we not recycle high-quality energy resources.
|Grading Criteria Assignments||Maximum Points|
|Meets or exceeds established assignment criteria||40|
|Demonstrates an understanding of lesson concepts||20|
|Clearly presents well-reasoned ideas and concepts||30|
|Uses proper mechanics, punctuation, sentence structure, and spelling||10|