Students explore the conflicts relating to humans and wildlife in prairie habitats. They perform some of the research, evaluation, and decision-making functions necessary to explain and resolve such conflicts, and then write position papers.
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Online Information: Fact or Fiction
Discuss ways to determine if the information middle and high schoolers gather online is accurate. Using the Internet, they cite two sources that show conflicting points of view on a subtopic of conservation. They summarize and analyze...
8th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Making Informed Environmental Decisions
Using an actual case study about the Lake Turkana Dam, class members examine the controversy surrounding the issue. Pupils take on the role of one of the stakeholders, discuss the multiple perspectives involved, explore the geography of...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Sustainable Development and Africa's Wildlife Reserves
Introduce the topic of sustainable development. Using Africa as an example, high schoolers will read about these types of projects and how they are protecting their wildlife in reserves. They analyze the role of globalization in these...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History