SO245 Social Impact of Technology
Environmental Impacts of Deforestation
Paragraph 1 is your lead paragraph. It will contain an overview of what you have to say about these three topics – disruption of the carbon cycle, disruption of the hydro (water) cycle, and the reduction of species diversity.
Paragraphs 2, 3, and 4, are your body paragraphs. In your essay, paragraph 2 should describe how deforestation disrupts the carbon cycle.
In paragraph 3, about how deforestation disrupts the hydro (water) cycle.
In paragraph 4, you’ll explain how deforestation is related to declining species diversity.
Paragraph 5 is your conclusion paragraph. Here, you can describe how you feel about these three effects of deforestation and how to correct it
Your document’s margins should be 1 inch, top, bottom, left, and right. That’s the default option if you use MS Word.
All your copy should be flush left.
For purposes of evaluating your essay, skip a line between each paragraph.
Make sure you use a standard indent for the first sentence of each of your paragraphs. Pressing the tab key one time is a simple way to do that.
It’s permissible to use direct quotes from your reading, but don’t overdo it. One to three such quotes should be your limit. In any case, be sure to bracket a direct quote with quotation marks. For example: According to Smith, “Carbon dioxide is both our friend and our enemy.”