Land Use Decision
Students identify social and ecological considerations where human uses of land and trees conflict with each other and ecosystem needs, and describe importance of land-use management and planning through role play.
31 Views 40 Downloads
- Curriculum Sets
- Assessment Sets
- Activities & Projects
- Unit Modules
- Root Folders
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
Filling Our Land with LandfillsLesson Planet
Though it consists of only 5 percent of the world population, the US generates 40 percent of the world's waste. Scholars learn about landfills, their safety, and other options for handling solid waste. They use experiments and research...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
By Air, Land, or Sea: The Formation and Location of Our Natural ResourcesLesson Planet
Coal forms from the ancient remains of plants that were alive on Earth before the dinosaurs! Scholars use their t-charts from the previous lesson over resources and research to determine if their information is correct. Through analysis...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Case of Vanishing FarmlandLesson Planet
High schoolers consider decisions about how to use resources that are in short supply. High schoolers role-play different perspectives in a land-use simulation, and examine land use issues around the world. This interesting lesson sheds...
9th - 12th Science
The New SegregationLesson Planet
Learners use census data to analyze the racial and economic diversity of their community. They discuss the role of diversity within communities and the impact that land use decisions can have on the composition of a community.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Using Scientific Evidence to Make Community DecisionsLesson Planet
Bring awareness to community planning issues with the help of two readings detailing Hurricane Floyd. After reading, scholars take part in a grand conversation about how the hurricane affected Greenville City and relate it to planning...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Environmental Decision MakingLesson Planet
Pupils participate in a board game activity in which landing on a space called "Decision Card" presents them with a land-use situation to consider and decide how to act. In order to advance in Hydropoly, players must think critically and...
4th - 9th Science