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Fracking. The mere mention of the word invites controversy. Before joining the debate find out just what is involved in hydraulic fracturing with a short video that examines the technology involved in extracting natural gas found under layers of sediment.
- Have teams investigate cases of the mentioned possible side effects of fracking like ground water contamination and increase in seismic activity
- Use the video and related articles as source materials for debate teams
- Assign the video and related readings as homework and ask viewers to draft a position paper that details their stance and rationale before returning for a full class discussion
- The video examines both side of the fracking controversy
- The resource includes the video, a comprehension check, links to related resources and a discussion prompt