A Public Hearing on a Proposed Airport: Economic Boon or Environmental Mistake?

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How can the decisions of local government impact each individual citizen? Your class members will take on the roles of shareholders and consider a proposal to build an airport in their community. Working in groups, they will make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners by delivering a two-minute presentation and then hold a final vote.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Very detailed lesson plan, with clear instructional guidance and consideration of what all members in the classroom should be doing
  • All activity handouts and descriptions of individual roles included
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