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Land and People: Finding a Balance - Student Guide

Finding a Balance is an environmental study project that allows you and a group of your classmates to consider real environmental dilemmas concerning water use and to provide solutions to these dilemmas. The student packet gives you most of the information you'll need to answer the Focus Question, information like maps, data, background, a reading about the region, and a description of the "Interested Parties," or the various interest groups that have a stake in the outcome of the Focus Question. While you are working on this project, each member of your group will take a role or become one of the interested parties. Your teacher will guide you through a series of discussions, activities, calculations, and labs. At the end of this project, your group will be asked to present and justify a solution to the environmental dilemma.

Photo of a beach from Cape Cod montaged with a map of Cap Cod on the top. 
    Link to the Cape Cod page Photo of a river from Everglades  
     montaged with a map of Everglades on the top. Link to the Everglades page. Photo of a cliff from Los Angeles 
    montaged with a map of Los Angeles on the top. Link to the Los Angeles page.

Student Guide | Cape Cod | Everglades | Los Angeles | Download PDF

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