Short Answer: Obligations as Citizens

Science

Please review the following videos below and then choose one to complete this assignment:

https://www.ted.com/talks/paul_gilding_the_earth_i…

https://www.ted.com/talks/jonathan_foley_the_other…

Also read this article:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/10/0810…

It is important to think about your obligation as a citizen in today’s society. You need to understand the science behind issues that impact you and other people on this earth every day. Answer the following questions:

1. How can being a more scientifically informed member of society benefit you and your community?
2. Include the title of the TED Talk that you chose to watch in this learning block as well as one point made by the speaker to support your response.
3. Why do you think there is value in understanding and studying the natural sciences when considering not only the impact of science on the global community, but to each of us individually?

To complete this assignment, review the 8-2-1 Short Answer Rubric document below:

https://learn.snhu.edu/d2l/lor/viewer/viewFile.d2l…