Debating the Three Gorges Dam Project: Power to the People or Environmental Catastrophe?

Students explore the controversy behind the building of the Three Gorges Dam in China. One group of the class researches the government's stance on building the dam. Another section of the class represents an environmental group who oppose the dam. Using the internet, students research and then debate the Three Gorges Dam project.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Instructional Strategy
Research
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