Nature’s Fury: Challenge Activities (Theme 1)

This Nature’s Fury: Challenge Activities (Theme 1) unit also includes:

Earthquakes, hurricanes, volcano eruptions. To enrich their study of nature's big events, kids map tectonic plates and major earthquake locations, identify emergency response agencies, and storyboard a film about volcanos.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Consider searching the Lesson Planet site for multi-media resources on plate tectonics, especially the "Miss Selle's Science Songs-Plate Tectonics" http://www.lessonplanet.com/teachers/miss-selles-science-songs-plate-tectonics
Classroom Considerations

  • Although designed for use with the textbook, the lessons and activities may be used independently
  • This packet, the first in the series of support materials for the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt thematic units on nature's fury, contains enrichment activities for learners who have mastered the basic concepts of the lessons
Pros

  • The eight-page packet includes day-by-day plans, worksheets, and links to additional resources
Cons

  • None