HS-LS2-7 (High School)

Design, evaluate, and refine a solution for reducing the impacts of human activities on the environment and biodiversity.

Coyotes in town: Celebration, concern or fact of life?

Assume the role of someone living or working in a community where coyotes have been observed with increasing frequency. Write a persuasive letter to the editor (or present an argument at a mock town meeting) about what you recommend should be done, or not done, to “manage the coyote population.” Roles might include: Mayor, city council, restaurant owner, veterinarian, public health officer, wildlife biologist, naturalist, trapper, animal rights advocate, farmer, livestock owner, hunter, mother of toddlers, golf course manager, etc….