Type:

Photograph, Other

Description:

Almost all of Maldives, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, lies near sea level. This makes Maldives the "lowest" country in the world, and threatened by sea level rise. The nation is hoping to buy land in India, Sri Lanka, or Australia so native Maldivians can be safely evacuated if the islands begin to slip underwater.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

K to 12 | Photos

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

3.8: Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework

On a map of Massachusetts, locate the class's home town or city and its local geographic features and landmarks. (G)

3.8: Oregon Social Sciences Academic Content Standards

Identify links of land, regions, river systems, interstate highways between Oregon and other states.

3.8: History and Social Science Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools

The student will recognize that because people and regions cannot produce everything they want, they specialize in what they do best and trade for the rest.
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