"You Were There..."
Nature in Crisis: A Special TNN* Report
*Tremont News Network)
A Multi-disciplinary Unit
Focusing on Famous Natural Disasters
and their Impact on Man.
Fourth grade students will study four famous natural disasters from history:
The 1930's Dust Bowl
The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
The 1889 Johnstown Flood
The 1900 Galveston Hurricane
After gathering facts, pictures, and mock interviews with "survivors", students will present a simulation of a television newscast on the "TNN" network. Students will role-play as reporters, eyewitness survivors, and scientific experts.
Below are some resources that students will use to research these events:
World Wide Web resources: (see links below)