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Regulating the Harvest

Students study the effect of trapping in the Illinois Territory in 1805 and compare it to trapping today. They participate in a role playing activity in which they discover how practices in early Illinois Territory led to wildlife such as beavers becoming almost extinct in Illinois by 1900. They discuss current conservation techniques.

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6th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy