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This debate, formatted to occur in a real-time or virtual, online format, will encourage students to think through the opinions of various stakeholders in the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). With an ever increasing need for oil resources, multiple oil companies have proposed to harvest in the ANWR. However, how this land and others like it are managed is a multi-faceted issue that must be explored from numerous points of view. This debate will encourage students to think through the opinions of various stakeholders. Five stakeholder roles are provided, along with a realistic scenario. A grading rubric explains the requirements that students must take to prepare for the debate and make contributions to the debate.
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