Wednesday, July 26, 2017

THE PROS AND CONS OF FRACKING


Fracking is a highly controversial new way of squeezing every last drop of oil and natural gas out of our planet but is it the right way to address our soaring energy needs or not? Do your research to find out what exactly the process involves and then write an essay where you lay out the pros and cons.
Familiarize yourself with the issue:
·         What is fracking? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io8o2nTXhb0
·         Fracking explained: opportunity or danger https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uti2niW2BRA
Reading material to make notes on:
·         Pros and cons of fracking http://www.conserve-energy-future.com/pros-and-cons-of-fracking.php
·         Pros and cons of fracking: 5 key issues https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2015/05/pros-and-cons-of-fracking-5-key-issues/
Videos to watch and take notes from:
·         Both sides of fracking https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wqJcVXxQNg
·         Stuff they don’t want you to know: fracking https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6rXpP4XlXM

·         Fracking 101: the good and the bad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57yHDsGWSpE

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