Is Bitcoin Worth the Hype or Just Another Passing Fad?


Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies became big news items when their values skyrocketed. But is this digital cash the future of money or a risky way to store your savings? Would you invest in cryptocurrency? Why or why not? Support your answer with evidence.

Make & Share

Elevate the discussion with a Make & Share. Bitcoin’s risky investment may pay off for some, but the process of creating new Bitcoin, called “mining,” takes massive amounts of computer power and energy from both non-renewable and renewable sources. Investigate the environmental costs of Bitcoin mining, then create an original infographic about what you find. Upload your image into the Make & Share tab.

Web-sources for creating Infographics -- CanvaPiktochartGoogle Drawings