What's the big deal?

Link to alternative energy webquest click on off shore rig :)

Before we look at alternative energy sources, we will examine controversies concerning the current energy sources. What's the big deal anyway? Why can't we just do what we have always done? Is there really a problem?

Objective: To gain knowledge about controversies regarding current energy sources

Procedure: Each group will have a "topic" to research & will share their findings with the class. You will have a large piece of paper & markers at your disposal to present your findings. 

1.) Offshore Drilling Controversy


 2.) Coal Controversy



3.) Glaciers & global warming


4.) Chernobyl & Nuclear Power Controversy 


5.) The Unpleasant News about Global Warming


6.) Energy Debate: Oil, Nuclear & The Alternatives