Energy Sources-The Real Impact BMJH 2017

Task 1 (Monday): Research the advantages and disadvantages of our current energy sources and how they can impact society and the environment

Non-Renewable Energy Sources

Common non-renewable energy sources: Coal, oil, natural gas (fossil fuels) and Nuclear Power

Use the following links to investigate non-renewable forms of energy, create a basic overview of the advantages and disadvantages.

Renewable Energy Sources

Common renewable energy sources: Wind, hydropower, tidal, solar, biomass, geothermal, and many more

Use the following links to investigate renewable forms of energy, create a basic overview of the advantages and disadvantages.

Task 2: Design a supporting or opposing product to share out (if you get to this part on Monday, let me know and I will look at your research, if not, this part will be for Thursday)

Option 1- Create a product that promotes/supports a chosen energy source from your research.

Option 2- Create a product that discourages/opposes a chosen energy source from your research.

Ideas to help inspire your own...

Check for options on ways to create your product.

Supporting wind energy as an alternative energy source.

Make your product impactful!

Guidelines
  • State the name of your energy source and clearly communicate if you are promoting or opposing the energy source
  • Include basic information describing the origin and use of the source
  • Discuss the impacts in connection with society as a whole
  • Discuss the impacts in connection with the environment as a whole
  • Use graphics and key points to persuade your audience

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