Let's start by describing the impact of a deer overpopulation problem. Take a look at the links below:
Based upon the information you found above, craft a problem statement with your group.
A problem statement is a concise and clear description of a challenge to be addressed or a condition to be improved upon. It identifies the gap between the current (problem) state and desired (goal) state – in other words it sums up what you want to change. Include the 5 Ws in your statement: who, what, when, where, & why
Your assignment: as a class, assume that you live in a small town in Wisconsin with a deer overpopulation problem. There are several possible "solutions" to deer overpopulation, including the following:
Gather in a group. Each group will be assigned up to 2 methods from the list above to research. Gather sources from Google and from the databases online to explain the benefits and drawbacks of each method to the rest of the class
Each student in your group will want at least two unique sources about your assigned method (including one website and one popular article). Be prepared to defend the credibility and authority of your website using the CRAP scale.
See the box below for more information about where to look for popular articles.
Start by searching the databases below for information. What can you find about your method of controlling the deer population?
Your group will be asked to represent one of the following groups in your town:
As a group, you'll be asked to present the answers to the following questions:
Again, collect one unique popular and scholarly article per group member that focuses on how these groups are impacted by deer populations?
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