China's Three Gorges Dam: Cause for Celebration or Controversy?

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Description: The purpose of this activity is to help students understand why China built the Three Gorges Dam, the controversies that arose, and the impact the construction of the dam had on the environment and people. This lesson provides an opportunity for students to understand how progress and change can have both positive and negative consequences.

Grade level(s): Middle                        Standards: OAS, CC                Produced By: Lynn Tilley