Think Tank and Essay

it’s for People, Place, and Environment class.

Topic: — Energy and the Environment: Seeking alternatives for the present and future. prepare a brief 4 pages essay, double-spaced. You may incorporate images, graphs, photographs, figures, or tables, but you need to have 4 pages of substantive writing. Only use essential visual material. The Essay is due on April 24, 2019.

  • Title Page – Consists of the title, your name, the course name and section, and the date of submission. Nothing else.
  • Focus of Essay – A brief statement that summarizes the subject of the essay and why it has been chosen.
  • Research and Analysis – The main discussion that incorporates materials used, interviews conducted, and your perspective on the topic.
  • Conclusion – Summarize your findings, draw a conclusion and include a brief statement to answer the question, “what have I learned about my topic that relates to people, places, and environment?”
  • References –All references consulted should be appropriately cited and listed. Shorten your citations for electronic sources (i.e., Web sites or other information retrieved from the Internet) and give the date you accessed the information. Make sure you have a subject or title rather than just a Web address.

Tips: Think about the Essay as a professional presentation. Please use page number in the header or footer of each page. Wiser to select a narrow topic, than too broad of a topic, within one of the five topic categories. Yes, there can be overlap among the categories; e.g., food and water, energy and transportation. Be consistent in what ever method you use for citing references in footnotes, or end notes, or the reference section.

The essay will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Clarity of the focus of the essay.
  • Depth of research including the sources consulted and inclusion of any interviews or surveys undertaken.
  • Writing style that is easy to read and convincing to the reader.
  • References clearly cite

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