Week #2 Quarter 2 (10/21-10/25) (calendar site) Wed/Thurs, 10/23 & 10/24 APES Learning Goal: I can explain the effects of fracking on the environment. I can explain ecosystem diversity Daily Question: What is fracking? What caused ecosystem diversity? Activities/Assignments: 1. Fracking Notes and Paper 2. Evolution Cornell Notes Pick Up: Have out: Blank Paper Homework: Stamp for Chapter 7 Notes Monday, 10/28 Evolution Cornell Noted due Monday • Take a blank sheet of paper out. • Title it Hydraulic Fracking Perspective • Click through the PowerPoint, play the youtube links on each of the slides and watch the video’s, take notes. Shale Rock – where the gas/oil is. The Oil/Gas is in Black. How do we get it? The effects on the habitat. Copy this down. Two sides of Fracking Issue Environmentalist • Destroy the environment by cause air, water pollution. • Loss of habitat for local animals. • Aesthetically ugly • More traffic more noise. Industrial/Economic • Makes jobs • Makes money for the federal, state, local government. • Be energy self sufficient and not need to import from overseas. DUE in 20 minutes: On your paper pick one of these perspectives and write a 1-2 paragraph persuasive argument about why they are correct. Turn in when done (20 minutes) APES Learning Goal: •I can explain the effects of fracking on the environment. I can explain the effects of fracking on the environment.