Environmental Problems Today
Science 8 - Public Service Announcement (PSA)
This purpose of this research guide is to provide you with the resources necessary to successfully complete a Public Service Announcement (PSA) on an environmental issue in today's society. Any resources that you will need to be successful in this project will be available in this research guide.
Mrs. Johnson has asked that you use these websites for your research. If you are having trouble finding required information, please see Mrs. Johnson or Mrs. Allen for assistance.
- deforestation, http://www.worldwildlife.org/threats/deforestation http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/forests/
- poaching, http://www.worldwildlife.org/threats/illegal-wildlife-trade
lossof biodiversity, http://education.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/biodiversity/
- waste/littering, http://www.nature.org/greenliving/gogreen/everydayenvironmentalist/dont-litter-and-pick-litter-up.xml http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/managewaste/at-home.htm
- microplastics, https://student.societyforscience.org/article/tiny-plastic-big-problem
- climate change/global warming, https://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/students/index.html http://www.worldwildlife.org/initiatives/climate http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/global-warming/ http://climatekids.nasa.gov/
- clean energy http://energy.gov/articles/6-charts-will-make-you-optimistic-about-america-s-clean-energy-future
- the safer choice label, https://www.epa.gov/saferchoice/learn-about-safer-choice-label
- recycling, https://www.epa.gov/recycle
- asthma how it relates to air pollution, https://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/students/impacts/effects/health.html
- Great Pacific Garbage Patch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkfAnQtIUCw http://education.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/great-pacific-garbage-patch/
- Water pollution https://www3.epa.gov/watersense/our_water/tomorrow_beyond.html https://www3.epa.gov/watersense/kids/index.html
Citing Your Sources
- Be sure to go to OSLIS Citation Maker or EasyBib to cite textual, image, and music/sound sources. (EasyBib will sync with your Google accounts!)
- Your Works Cited page should contain citations for your research, any music or other images used in your PSA.
- In addition to being printed out, your Works Cited page should also appear at the end of your PSA.