Created in 2016!
This webquest comes with a worksheet and an answer key. Each link in the webquest points to information that your students will need to complete the worksheet. Besides printing the worksheets, no other prep is needed to conduct this activity.
This webquest explores the significant role and uncertain future of fossil fuels in the energy landscape. It touches on the geologic formation of fossil fuels, their contribution to climate change, the concept of carbon capture, and the historic COP21 agreement in Paris on climate change.
Environmental and Energy Study Institute, US Department of Energy, BBC, University of Michigan, NPR, and Scientific American.
Includes the following:
• Webquest built around striking, high-resolution images, containing links to reputable real-world websites. Teachers may download future updates to webquest free of charge. Click preview to view. (PDF, 6 pages)
• Student worksheet (PDF, 17 questions, 3 pages)
• Answer key to student worksheet (PDF, 3 pages)
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