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In this Lesson Plan from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore a variety of drought-related issues and research possible courses of action as part of a "drought preparedness taskforce." Based on New York Times coverage of drought in Arizona (story link provided), this exercise offers an active, interdisciplinary way to learn about water conservation and the ecological and economic effects of drought. Designed for grades 6-8 or 9-12, this exercise can be completed in one class period. The site includes useful Web links and a printer-friendly version of the lesson plan. Free registration is required.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Meteorology
  • Science > Agriculture

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

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Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,NSDL,Early Elementary,Science,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,Geoscience,Science -- Ecology,Elementary School,General Public,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Life Science,Science -- Meteorology,Science -- Biology,Science -- Agriculture,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201182858734T

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English

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