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Standards Index: HS-LS2-7
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Design, evaluate, and refine a solution for reducing the impacts of human activities on the environment and biodiversity
The Birth of the Environmental Movement: DDT and Rachel Carson
Students will learn how the U.S. government came to develop environmental protection policies and what that means today as we struggle to balance the risk between pesticides and disease.
Ecology: The Yellowstone Wildfires of 1988
Students will learn how the Yellowstone fires of 1988 created a national controversy that challenged long-held assumptions about the role that fires should play in forestry policy.