Students will use their knowledge from environmental concerns in Europe to determine whether or not nuclear power is a good source of energy.
This product is aligned to the GEORGIA STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE for both social studies and science:
SS6G8 Explain environmental issues in Europe.
c. Explain the causes and effects of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, Ukraine.
S6E6. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the uses and conservation of various natural resources and how they impact the Earth.
a. Ask questions to determine the differences between renewable/sustainable energy resources (examples: hydro, solar, wind, geothermal, tidal, biomass) and nonrenewable energy resources (examples: nuclear: uranium, fossil fuels: oil, coal, and natural gas), and how they are used in our everyday lives.