Should New Discoveries be Left Alone or Explored?

Level: High Intermediate

How to write an argumentative essay

When new discoveries are made, whether new technology, new life forms, or an isolated part of the universe, some people argue that they should be left alone; that if we explore, or examine, or develop these discoveries, life on planet Earth would be in danger, and the money spent on such endeavors would be lost.

In this assignment, you will write a five-paragraph Argumentative Essay, where you, the writer, will investigate the topic above, and then form your own opinion. You will support your position with strong evidence from the articles provided. Make sure to include quotations and paraphrases.

Research the topic by reading the 3 articles. As you read, take notes and make notations.