Presentation on theme: "Makah Whaling Webquest. What would I do? What if my way of life was threatened? What if someone said my culture was wrong? Would I give up the way I am."— Presentation transcript:
Makah Whaling Webquest
What would I do? What if my way of life was threatened? What if someone said my culture was wrong? Would I give up the way I am for one animal? What does one animal mean to the ecosystem? When do animal rights become more important than human rights?
I Can: Represent key players/stakeholders, take a stance, and persuade others in the Makah whaling debate.
What is a stakeholder? A stakeholder is : –someone who is involved in or affected by a course of action. –Someone that has a stake in an enterprise In your notebook, write down some possible stakeholders or key players that may be involved in the Makah Whaling debate.
Stakeholder Groups Makah Tribe Sea Shepherd NOAA Tourism Marine Biologists Alberta Thompson You will be assigned one of the above stakeholder groups in the Makah Whaling debate.
Your Job Access the Makah Whaling webquest to research your role. During your research, answer the essential questions provided. Prepare to take a stand regarding the Makah Whaling debate. Prepare to share your findings with your stakeholder group.
Stakeholder Groups Compile and share your research. How do individual stands compare within your group? How will you overcome a difference of opinion as a group? What is the stand of your group?
Your Job Create a poster to communicate your stance on the Makah Whaling debate to other stakeholder groups, communicate your research, and persuade others that you are right. Prepare to share/present to the other stakeholders (Participation by all members of your group is expected) Anticipate some criticism and questions that could be posed in regard to your stance (write these down & discuss possible responses). Be prepared to answer those critical questions.