For the next two weeks, you guys will work on this semester's research project. You
and one other person will investigate one of the following sources of energy:
Biomass Brennan and Raymond
Solar Energy Andrea and Ariel
Wind Energy Caitlin and Ie
Geothermal Energy Thomas and Yong Ki
Hydroelectric Energy Dave 2 and Nikita
Tidal Energy Ken *3 and Narayan
Ocean Wave Energy Putri and Sharon
Nuclear Power Dave 1 and Alifia
Fossil Fuels Izzy and Anais
Hydrogen Energy & Fuel Cells DZ and Arif
Outline your paper according to the following:
I. Introduction. Define and discuss energy in general terms. End your intro with a statement about which energy topic your paper will focus on. This is your thesis statement.
II. Body paragraph 1. Introduce your topic. Provide examples of where it is used and how.
III. Body paragraph 2. Discuss the pros and cons of your energy topic.
IV. Conclusion. Summarize the paper. Evaluate the research that you have examined and discuss the its implications. In other words, do you believe your energy topic is a viable alternative? Back up your opinion with facts and include citations.
Your presentation has two components: a 2-page essay and a class presentation. I will distribute rubrics so that you have a format to follow. Presentations will take place during the week of February 5 - 9, 2018. A rough draft of the essay is due February 5. Final drafts are due February 14.