Controversy Over Wild Cats

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Everyone should take an interest in the fate of wild cats. A thorough lesson explores the habitat changes of native North American wild cats and asks learners to make connections to human development. They consider the implications of the loss of the wild cat predators in the ecosystem and weigh the viewpoints of different special interest groups.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have groups assume the roles of different interest groups and hold a debate using the role-play cards
  • Ask individuals to research the population changes of specific cat species over time
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  • Lesson highlights Florida but is easily expandable to other areas with the provided maps
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