Small groups of students take on the role of a stakeholder vying for water from the Colorado River and debate their position in a mock arbitration.
Environmental Science (General and AP), AP Human Geography, Geography, Government, English Language Arts, Economics
Individual research, small group debate
Prep: 5 minutes
Activity: 1 hour research, 30 minutes debate, 60 minutes action plan design and present to class
BR = Background Reading
CS = Case Study
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