Danger! – An Analysis of the Death Toll of Natural Disasters

This Danger! – An Analysis of the Death Toll of Natural Disasters unit also includes:

Decipher the danger of natural disasters. Using researched data, scholars work in groups to create data displays on the number of deaths from different types of natural disasters. They share their graphical representations with the class and determine which type of natural disaster is the most dangerous.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Collaborate with an Earth Science teacher for the unit
Classroom Considerations
  • Experience with Excel and PowerPoint is beneficial
  • Be cognizant of any recent natural disasters in the area
Pros
  • Provides links to tutorials for creating various data displays in Excel
  • Lists options for assessment and extension activities
Cons
  • None