"A coal-rich state, Pennsylvania emits one percent of the world’s greenhouse gases responsible for global warming,
SB266 - called the Pennsylvania Climate Change Act - Providing for a report on potential climate change impacts and economic opportunities for this Commonwealth, for duties of the Department of Environmental Protection, for an inventory of greenhouse gases, for establishment of Climate Change Advisory Committee, for a voluntary registry of greenhouse gas emissions and for a climate change action plan.
Evaluate what the bill sets out.
1. How will it impact your family?
Well, I'm a net - Winner | Neutral | Loser
What factors could improve the outcome for you?
2. How will it impact your school?
We are net - Winners | Neutral | Losers
Identify one step your class/school could take to improve its impact on the environment.
3. How will it impact your community?
In total, we are net - Winners | Neutral | Losers
How is power generated for your community?
How is power generated for your school or family?
Which Alternative or Sustainable Energy sources are possible for your community?
Identify 3 careers or jobs that might come from or benefit from this law.
"Solar funding is especially important as solar photovoltaics create more jobs per megawatt of
Energy Alternatives - Problem-Based Learning Project about Energy and its Conservation
"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." Thomas A. Edison
"I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success." Thomas A. Edison
"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." Thomas A. Edison
Posted 7/2008 by Cynthia J. O'Hora
Save a tree - use a Digital Answer Sheet: Highlight the text of the questions on this web page, copy them - Edit .. Copy. Open a text document or word processing document. Paste the questions into the blank document. Answer the questions in the word processing document in a contrasting color or font ( not yellow, avoid fancy fonts like: , Symbol, or . Save frequently as you work. I do not like losing my work. You will not like it either. Put your name and the date in a header. Bad things happen. Retain a copy of your work on your computer. Submit your assignment via a class electronic drop box or email attachment. You may be working on this project at home, the public library and at school. Consider using free Google Docs.
Proof your responses. It is funny how speling errors and typeos sneak in to the bets work. Make Your Own Printed answer sheet
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Academic Standards - Reading, Writing Speaking, History, Civics and
Government, Science and Technology, Ecology and Environment, Career Education and Work.