Whoopers for Wisconsin?
Read the following situation. Your job will be to persuade the International Whooping
Crane Recovery Team to agree with your group's perspective, so read carefully, taking
on the role of
Whooping Crane Recovery Team:
consists of representatives from Canada and the United States. You have
come together with the sole goal of successfully reestablishing whooping
cranes in their native territory. You have been selected because you have
the ability to look
beyond politics, money, and other biases to do what is best for the
You will listen to several interest groups present information and opinions, in an
effort to sway your opinion. It is up to you to take in this information, judge the
presentations and material, and come to a collective decision that will affect people
statewide, as well as the welfare of an endangered species. If is also up to you
to determine a schedule for the groups and rules under which they will present. Each
group should be allowed five minutes to present their information.
You will establish criteria against which you will weigh the information in the presentations.
You may ask questions of the interest groups. Once all groups have presented their
information, you will have time to meet as a group and determine your final decision.
Be prepared to defend your choice.
Take this responsibility seriously.
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure made possible
Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).