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Where in the world is geothermal energy? activity

 

The chart below lists the 24 countries where geothermal energy is produced. Find five countries on the map on the next page, outline them, and write in their names. (Use a globe or another geography resource to locate each country on the map.) Create a symbol for geothermal energy and use it to label the five countries you have chosen. This will give you an idea of where some of the geothermal "hot spots" are situated around the planet.


Countries Generating Geothermal Power


Country

United States

3,086

Philippines

1,904

Indonesia

1,197

Mexico

958)

Italy

843

New Zealand

628

Iceland

575

Japan

536

El Salvador

204

Kenya

167

Costa Rica

166

Nicaragua

88

Russia

82

Turkey

82

Papua New Guinea

56

Guatemala

52

Portugal

29

China

24

France

16

Ethiopia

7.3

Source: Geothermal Energy Assoc., May 2010

Germany

6.6

Austria

1.4

Australia

1.1

Thailand

.03



Outline and label five countries where geothermal energy is found

World Map

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