tremonttech Mrs. Fouss and Mrs. Bishop
Tremont Grade School Learning Center Tremont Grade School Learning Center
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"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)
Useful links
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