City Council Simulation: Improving Cardinal City’s Environment

This City Council Simulation: Improving Cardinal City’s Environment activity & project also includes:

Assuming the roles of city council members or special interest groups, your young learners will simulate a situation in which they must decide how to spend an $800,000 grant allocated for local environmental improvements. They will discover the roles of city council members and how their decisions directly or indirectly affect local government.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Pros

  • All instructional materials and activity sheets provided
  • Detailed, step-by-step instructional plan
  • Excellent opportunity for cross-curricular/interdisciplinary connections
Cons

  • Resource originally designed for North Carolina, but can be adapted to other states