Drought Teacher Resources
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The Drought of 2012: Social Studies Lesson PlanLesson Planet
7th - 11th
Middle and upper graders explore the concept of drought and how it affects society both politically and economically. In small groups, they will research a drought, how it impacted a specific area or region, and then analyze their...
When It Rains It Pours More Drought and More Heavy RainfallLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Which is worse — drought or flooding? Neither is helpful to the environment, and both are increasing due to climate change. The 16th activity in a series of 21 covers the average precipitation trends for two different climates within the...
Living Through a Drought: Weather, Geography, Afghanistan, MapsLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students practice map-reading skills. Using a drought map of Afghanistan from National Geographic's Afghanistan: Land in Crisis site, students study how to recognize drought, where drought can occur, and how drought affects the people...
Drought and the Dust BowlLesson Planet
9th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
What caused the dust bowl, and should we worry about it happening again? Scholars look at various data to come up with their hypotheses. Then, they experiment to find some of the factors that contributed. Finally, the video has them look...
Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtLesson Planet
7th - 8th
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...
Youth Emergency PreparednessLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Go beyond the typical earthquake drill and prepare your learners to become proactive responders in the event of an emergency. From blackouts and droughts to thunderstorms and extreme cold, your class members will discover how disasters...
Hetch Hetchy: The Story of San Francisco's WaterLesson Planet
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
How did San Francisco supply enough water for its residents over the last two centuries? Learn about droughts and water conservation in California, as well as specific historical events that led to the water system today. Kids read two...
The Migrant Experience: The Great DepressionLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Packing up and moving west to California was a tough decision for farmers in during the Great Depression. Nine text-rich slides contains information separated into six main categories related to the migrant experience. They'll discuss,...
Hot, Hotter, Hottest: Extreme Weather's Impact on Our ResourcesLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How dry is it? It's so dry, the river only runs twice a week! Through an analysis of maps and discussions, pairs learn about droughts across the United States in the ninth of 12 lessons. They then read about, answer questions, analyze...