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Conservation, Preservation, and the National Parks
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Going green? Scholars investigate the creation of the US National Park program. Through diary entries as well as expert testimony, they synthesize information and analyze the need for conservation and preservation. Finally, they display...
The Conservation Movement at a Crossroads: The Hetch Hetchy Controversy
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
Should wilderness areas be preserved or managed? Class members examine primary source documents, including lecture notes, articles, essays and congressional records to better understand the Hetch Hetchy controversy that created a split...
Early Conservation Philosophies and Indigenous Peoples
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
John Muir established Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks and also as founded the Sierra Club, yet many indigenous people spoke out against his idea of conservation. The second lesson in a four-part series discusses John Muir and two...