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Exploring Weather Disasters
Students examine the impact of floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and droughts. They conduct Internet research on various weather websites, complete a Weather Disaster Information sheet, save images of weather disasters on Google Images, and create a computer slideshow presentation.
K - 2nd Science 5 Views 34 Downloads
Failed Banks, Political Despair and Drought: How the American People Survived the Great Depression
Seventh graders research and learn the causes and effects of the Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson, 7th graders complete a packet of activities that help them understand the causes of the Great Depression, its impact on America and the world, and the solutions to the drought and economic downfall.
7th Social Studies & History 15 Views 85 Downloads
Learners discuss a natural disaster. In this droughts lesson plan, students discover how droughts occur and how they affect the society dealing with one. They discuss how the population of Australia deals with droughts and work on different questions that deal with the effects of droughts and how they happen.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
In this day to combat desertification and drought instructional activity, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct words, unscramble words and sentences, write discussion questions and conduct a survey.
7th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 31 Downloads
GPM: Too Much, Too Little
This little video helps earth science learners understand the importance of recording precipitation patterns and forecasting where and when the next extreme events may occur. Various meteorologists share Global Precipitation Measurement satellite images in order to explain how they are used for modeling and prediction.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students investigate the water wars taking place in East Africa. In this global issues lesson plan, students watch video clips and read selected articles about the water shortages in East Africa. Students estimate their own average daily water use, discuss the issue in East Africa, and determine whether climate change is part of the water shortage issue.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 16 Downloads
The Shrinking Pond
Geometry meets ecology in this compact math task using scale factors. Middle schoolers determine the new area of a pond that is drying out due to drought based on the first given dimensions. Use this handout as an exit ticket or pop quiz.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Drought Causes Conservation
Eighth graders take a closer look at the water cycle. For this water conservation lesson, 8th graders determine the effects of droughts as they read 3 reports and chart the information they find. Students then create water conservation plans.
8th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Students work together to complete a simulation on drought days. As a class, they discuss their results and compare water usage of the past to current numbers. After reading short excerpts, they answer discussion questions and review as a class.
5th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
New Review Great Depression and New Deal
The five activities outlined in this resource packet engage class members in projects that ask them to research the causes and the effects, both national and local, of the Great Depression and the New Deal policies of FDR.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 14 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learners investigate healthy eating habits by researching livestock. In this food sustainability lesson, students research the negative impact factory farming has on our environment due to pollution. Learners define agricultural vocabulary terms such as "sustainability" and "organic" before completing a worksheet titled "Livestock Grazing in Northern California.
4th - 12th Science 22 Views 65 Downloads
Changing Planet: Adaptation of Species (Birds and Butterflies)
A video about the impact of climate change on butterfly populations and a PowerPoint about butterfly and bird adaptations warm science learners up for the activity to follow. Using a variety of tools that reprsent unique styles of bird beaks, scientists simulate the collection of food.
5th - 9th Science 27 Views 87 Downloads
World Hunger - Causes And Solutions
An online Sim City type game from the BBC website guides students to complete a World Food Programme mission. They investigate the causes and of hunger in different parts of the world and then research a particular region's hunger problem. They use this information to create a proposal for their own computer game in which players tackle world hunger.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 33 Downloads
Grapes of Wrath Classwork Packet
A perfect companion for anyone reading The Grapes of Wrath, this 20-page packet instructs and directs readers' attention to all the key elements in John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel. The questions for Chapter one direct attention to diction and imagery.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 8 Downloads