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Nature Rules In The Great Flood of 1993Lesson Planet
7th - 9th
Students examine the event of the Great Flood of 1993. Using the internet, they research the economic, social and ecological changes that impacted the area. They conduct a town meeting in which they debate the positives and negatives of...
Water We Going To Do?Lesson Planet
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
How has human activity affected Earth's watersheds? An action-packed lesson plan, part of the K20 series, examines water's ability to go with the flow regardless of what is in its path. Scholars build model watersheds, examine time-lapse...
When Disaster Strikes: Flooding in PakistanLesson Planet
K - 12th
Students complete various activities after reading about flooding in Pakistan. In this instructional activity on humanitarian efforts, students read about flooding that occurred in Pakistan, discuss what they have read, and synthesize...
How 7,000 Years of Epic Floods Changed the World (w/ SciShow!)Lesson Planet
10 mins 6th - 12th
Flooding for an unimaginable number of years in unimaginable depths led to severe changes to create the landscapes people know today. The episode in a larger PBS Eon series presents evidence scientists use to explain the existence of...
Yu the Engineer and Flood Stories from China: Crash Course World Mythology #17Lesson Planet
9 mins 7th - 12th
Ancient China is flooded with myths about deluges. Scholars explore Chinese flood myths using the 17th video from the Crash Course World Mythology series. Learners meet an emperor named Yu the Engineer, who worked tirelessly to end...
Floods in the Ancient Near East: Crash Course World Mythology #16Lesson Planet
10 mins 7th - 12th
What do floods signify in ancient mythology? Pupils explore the topic of flooding with the 16th installment in the Crash Course World Mythology video series. Scholars analyze the Epic of Gilgamesh, Noah's Ark, and a Zoroastrian flood story.
American Floods: Crash Course World Mythology #18Lesson Planet
9 mins 7th - 12th
According to an ancient Mayan myth, the Creator made people using cornmeal and alcohol. Viewers explore the story with the 18th video in the Crash Course World Mythology series. Scholars discover myths about floods from the Mayans and...
Great Rivers 2: The Ups and Downs of River FloodingLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Second in a three-part lesson on rivers, this lesson focuses on the flooding that occurs in riparian locations. First, learners take a look at facts about the Amazon River. They read online materials and fill in a worksheet as they...