Guiding Thought Question: Should the states be allowed to enact environmental policies that differ from the direction of the Federal Government? What is an advantage and disadvantage of states having independence to make individual policies?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will examine the role of state and local governments in the formulation of policy, and the more direct impact that smaller scale government can have on them. Students will take notes on the smaller forms of government, and then complete an assignment that examines the environmental actions of states across the country.
Central Question: How do state and local governments operate and how can they be influential in the processes of environmental policy? (1.1.d, 1.1.e)
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