The Powers That Be

Learners investigate past energy legislation, then write letters to Congress from the perspective of citizens trying to influence the original passage of these bills. Each small group does their research using a website imbedded in this plan.

6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
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Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Duration
1 hr

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