Science - Earth Science
Standard 2 Objective 3
2 class periods of 60 minutes each
Students will research an historic natural disaster. Research will include information on the disasters' impacts to weather, climate, waterways and surrounding ecosystems. The research will be compiled into a concise essay.
Objective: Students will demonstrate their knowledge of how an alteration to one of the earth's spheres influences the surrounding geosphere, atmosphere, biosphere and hydrosphere.
Time Needed: 120 minutes in class, 1-2 weeks outside of class.
Safety/Security Issues: Be sure students treat computers with respect and sign out any computers that are being used. At the end of the class period be sure all computers are accounted for.
Sample Scoring Guide: See Student Sheet.
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.