Salmon vs. Dams: The Dam Removal Debate on the Elwha River
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Students use roll playing to discuss the merits of tearing down these dams so that the Elwha River can run free. The activity is presented in the form of a council meeting to encourage students to try to build consensus in finding solutions.
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