Choose one or two natural resources to focus on in order to make personal change from the general categories of animals, plants, water, air, soil,minerals, food, and energy sources. This assignment will go beyond recycling and packaging reduction to a real and significant lifestyle change. Choose one of the topics below or come up with a topic that will require a substantial amount of research and work to complete and will provide sufficient scope to address the three key sections needed for the final project:
1- Switch household to strict environmentally friendly cleaning products in all areas of the household or no-paper waste or renewable energy source (e.g.,solar, wind, geothermal, or whichever source is best suited for your particular environment)
2- Eliminate all plastics from your household
3- Switch to alternative energy or cleaner locomotion for all travel
4- Switch household power energy requirements
Section 1: History and Contemporary Viewpoint,
Section2: Local Real-World Applications and Specific Steps, and
Section3: Global Significance, Impact, and Applications. For the Milestone One submission, you will select the topic of your final project and provide a 4-pages outline for your final project.
The following critical elements must be addressed specifically:
1. Describe the topic that you have selected for your final project.
2. Provide a one-page outline for your final project, including a one-paragraph description for each for these three sections that you will research :o
Section 1: History and Contemporary Viewpoint. Research the historical development of the topic from inception through modern-day usages ,both in American culture as well as the global culture, focusing on the most significant developments and contributors to the topic.o
Section 2: Local Real-World Applications and Specific Steps. Research and explain opportunities and challenges for addressing the topic.o
Section 3: Global Significance, Impact, and Applications. Compare and contrast local (i.e., local to you) versus global application of your chosen topic as well as the global significance and impacts for this type of change locally and globally.
Should follow these formatting guidelines: Title page, double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and citations and references in APA format. This section should be two to three pages and fully explain the history of the topic. You must incorporate at least five scholarly resources.
History, Contemporary Viewpoint, and Real-World Applications
You will submit a document with two sections: Historical Development and Real-World Applications. In the first section, you will summarize your research on the historical development of the topic from inception through modern-day usages—both in our American culture as well as the global culture (comparing to as many other cultures as necessary, but at least one). You may select the most significant developments and contributors to the topic. In the second section, you will explain the real-world application of your chosen topic in your current location.