World leaders proclaim that wind and solar energy are the best solutions to reduce carbon emissions. With many organizations promoting the Green New Deal, which initially called for nuclear energy and fossil fuels to be phased out, most students might be surprised to learn that nuclear energy is one of the cleaner and safer ways to power the future. Students might also be surprised to learn that wind energy might not be as environmentally friendly as they may have previously thought. In this lesson, students will learn the importance of thorough research when making impactful decisions and the importance of applying critical thinking to support their claim on the evaluation of energy sources.
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