Delve into the Bristol Bay issue. Use your best science literacy skills to evaluate the information in these web sites, shown below. For a pro-mining view see:
Click around on that site, and read as much as you can about the project and why the company feels the mine is safe and critical. Then read:
Who writes for these sites? Assess the agenda, bias, and credentials of the writers. Summarize (10 sentences or so EACH) the information on each sites, then address the credibility of the information carefully in a separate paragraph for each site.
Then read about the controversy:
Then pick some articles on your own! A simple Google search gives you many news outlet views on the current controversy. How would you vote on this issue?