Resources: Gamescape Episode 4 and Ch. 15-18 of Visualizing Environmental Science.
Complete Episode 4: “Controlling Energy Systems” of Gamescape.
Imagine that you are preparing a 350- to 700-word letter for a time capsule for your great-great grandchildren, which explains the long-term energy sustainability plan that you developed in Episode 4 of Gamescape.
Include the following points:
- Briefly describe the nation’s current energy situation, reliance on oil, and renewable energy sources available. Discuss some challenges that our nation faces with managing our energy resources and how these challenges have affected you personally.
- Describe the sustainability plan you developed in Episode 4 of Gamescape. Identify two strengths and two weaknesses in this plan. How can you address these weaknesses?
- Present three ways in which you hope our nation will educate people on renewable resources and wisely managing our fossil fuel supply.
- Close with one key message that you want your great-great grandchildren to understand about how our current society has managed energy sources and their environmental effects.