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Social Studies
  Grade Level:   9  
  EALR:   3. GEOGRAPHY The student uses a spatial perspective to make reasoned decisions by applying the concepts of location, region, and movement and demonstrating knowledge of how geographic features and human cultures impact environments.  
  Component:   3.2 Understands human interaction with the environment.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   3.2.1 Analyzes and evaluates human interaction with the environment across the world in the past or present.  
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-Critiques political solutions to the damming and pollution of the Danube River to improve water quality downstream.
-Examines ways to address global climate change that promote environmental sustainability and economic growth in the developing world.
-Examines the different ways people have built houses on flood plains of the Mekong and Mississippi Rivers.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Challenges to Democracy and Human Rights (1945—present)