What is fracking and why is it controversial?

During this lesson, you will learn about what fracking is and why it is controversial.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is the name of a wind farm found at sea?

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Q2.Which are the advantages of wind energy? (Select two)

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Q3.Where is the Isle of Lewis located?

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Q4.How much of Scotland's energy supply would the proposed wind farm produce on the Isle of Lewis?

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Q5.Which forms of pollution do wind farms create? (Select two)

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the name of a wind farm found at sea?

1/5

Q2.Which are the advantages of wind energy? (Select two)

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.Where is the Isle of Lewis located?

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Q4.How much of Scotland's energy supply would the proposed wind farm produce on the Isle of Lewis?

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Q5.Which forms of pollution do wind farms create? (Select two)

Select two (2) boxes

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What is fracking and why is it controversial?

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Q1.Fracking is what type of energy source?

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Q2.Where is shale gas located and trapped?

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Q3.Which country is the largest producer of shale gas?

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Q4.How much gas is thought to exist across the Bowland shale in the UK?

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Q5.Why is fracking controversial? (Select two correct reasons)

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Quiz:

What is fracking and why is it controversial?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Fracking is what type of energy source?

1/5

Q2.Where is shale gas located and trapped?

2/5

Q3.Which country is the largest producer of shale gas?

3/5

Q4.How much gas is thought to exist across the Bowland shale in the UK?

4/5

Q5.Why is fracking controversial? (Select two correct reasons)

Select two (2) boxes

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Lesson summary: What is fracking and why is it controversial?

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