Mountain Gorillas, Natural Resources, and People

Unit 6: The Mountain Gorilla Dilemma
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Objective: Students will read an article about mining that impacts the endangered mountain gorillas in order to create a persuasive argument for how to help.

Big Idea: Natural resource issues, animal welfare, and the most ordinary elements of our daily life (cell phones, Playstations, laptops) are all connected. Students can understand this and it's an important part of developing world citizenship.

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Science, argument, Gorilla
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