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Swamps, Shrimp, and Tsunamis: A Simulation of Sustainable Development Issues in Coastal Ecuador

Students examine the economic benefits, environmental losses and dangers of the shrimp farming industry on the coast of Ecuador. They read a script, role-play people involved in the shrimp business, and write an essay of the pros and cons.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
Year
2006
Included Materials
  • Project

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