Fracking: How dirty a word?

This video is one of a series from the Switch Energy project. It presents pros and cons of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. In this video, new fracking technologies are presented as more economical and environmentally safe.

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American Geosciences Institute

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Teaching Tips

This website has great potential for research projects for students.

Consider using the Switch website to have students do a research project on the pros and cons of different types of energy sources. Then, as a class they can create an energy portfolio.