Current Event Essay #1
In this course you will take time to look at different forms and types of energy. As fossil fuels and other sources are being used up, what should we be turning towards right now as a viable source of energy and power? One controversial type is nuclear power. You will research and write an essay about nuclear energy around the following questions:
What are the advantages of nuclear power?
What are the disadvantages of nuclear power?
Notice there is an (s) at the end of those two terms, which means you need to come up with more than one advantage and/or disadvantage each.
After you have researched and read about nuclear power, do you support the use of it?
Why or why not?
Here again, more than a yes or no of support needs to be backed up by your research.
Besides nuclear power, what would you consider to be our best option of an energy source?
Support this choice with your research.
Your essay must be a minimum of 500 words.
It is to be in a Microsoft Word document, double-spaced, Font 12 in Arial or Times New Roman.
You must use sources in your paper, and you must cite those sources or your paper will receive a zero.
Essays will be submitted online.
Your instructor has the means to check your paper for plagiarism. Therefore, do not copy and paste everything and call it your own. Put the paper in your words.
As expected, use proper grammar and spelling.
Your paper should include the basics: introduction, content of paper, conclusion.
Your paper will be submitted through this course.