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Task 1: Our Energy Consumption
Please complete this worsheet (Our Energy Consumption – worksheet) and submit to the Teams dropbox.
Task 2: Energy, Society, and the Environment Sway
Research the societal, economic, and environmental impacts of one non-renewable resource (oil, natural gas, coal, and nuclear energy) and one renewable energy resource (biomass , geothermal, tidal, wind, and solar). See sull assignment here – Energy, Society, and the Environment Sway
*If your ecological issue look at the following energy producing resources as you will be looking into this further for your blog post coming up….
Deforestation in Borneo – hydroelectric dams
Deforestation in Haiti– solar power
Industry increasing mercury– coal burning plants
Coal mining in South Africa – wind or solar farms
Coral bleaching– solar panels
Pesticides used in farming/agriculture – biomass
Decline in the bee population – solar power
Overfishing and destructive fishing – hydroelectric
Water shortages – hydroelectric
Lack of Fresh Drinking water – coal burning plants