Project Gilgamesh: Gilgamesh and the Environment

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A debate over the need for natural resources versus the preservation of natural resources is prompted by the reading of an excerpt from the Epic of Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh wants the tress in the Cedar Forest for his building program while Hambaba wants to guard the forest.  Class members apply these same conflicting points of view to the expansion and development of the United States. Discussion prompts are included.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Discussion