There is some beautiful land in Utah that was just recently changed from federally protected land to mostly Utah overseen land. What was the point of that? Was the land needed to allow for population expansion or what? Let your students examine the data and make their own conclusions.
Warning: This discussion could get politically active.
Below is our slide show of some of the beauty and ancient ruins of the original Bears Ears Monument. (Best viewed full screen.)
The activity: BearsEarsNationalMonument.pdf
CCSS: 6.RP.A, 7.RP.A, HSF.IF.C, HSS.ID.A, MP3
For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.