Who Will Take the Heat?

This activity engages students in a role play to negotiate an agreement between the United States and China about climate change policies. Students use given background material or can do their own additional research to present their assigned stakeholder's position in a simulated negotiation.

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Activity takes three to four 45-minute lesson periods.

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Well-organized lesson that contains a plethora of readings for students to use in their role play as well as suggestions about how to teach students to effectively negotiate with their peers.

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