Guiding Thought Question: When dealing with protecting natural spaces is it more beneficial to leave that to local government bodies or to the Federal Government in Washington D.C.? Explain your reasoning and provide an example to support.
Today's Learning Objective: Students will learn about the different divisions of government and how power in the United States is divided between local, state, and federal offices. Students will discuss merits of the system, and then examine how powers are divided related to land protections in the United States.
Central Question: What are the different levels of American government and what role can they have in protecting the environment?
Environmental Policy Class Forum
Welcome to the Forum! Here is where you will be answering your daily warm-up questions. Please do not enter your last name for privacy reasons, and you may use a nickname if you would like (Just make sure Mr. Tredinnick is aware of the nickname you are using). Write out thoughtful responses to the forums on the days they are assigned. If you miss a day please take it upon yourself to complete the Forum you missed. Each Forum has the targeted Learning Objective(s) there so you can see what the focus of the day's class will be.