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SECTION ONE

(Student Pages 4-11)

    How does science help us survive?

    "Disaster on the Mountain"
            Lesson Plan
            Activities
            Answer Key

    "After the Tornado"
            Lesson Plan
            Activities
            Answer Key

    "Tracking Tornadoes"
            Lesson Plan
            Activities
            Answer Key

    Reading and Reflecting Questions

    Differentiated Writing Tasks

          

SECTION TWO

(Student Pages 12-23)

    What human traits help us survive?

    "Wind"
            Lesson Plan
            Activities
            Answer Key

    "I survived Hurricane Katrina"
            Lesson Plan
            Activities
            Answer Key

    "Video: Rebuilding Hope"
            Watch the Video
            Lesson Plan
            Video discussion questions

    Reading and Reflecting Questions

    Differentiated Writing Tasks

         

SECTION THREE

(Student Pages 24-32)

    How do informed choices help us survive?

    "America the Extreme"
            Lesson Plan
            Activities
            Answer Key

    "Are You Ready for a Disaster?"
            Lesson Plan
            Activities
            Answer Key

    "Refusing to Flee"
            Lesson Plan
            Activities
            Answer Key

    "Wild About Weather"
            Lesson Plan
            Activities
            Answer Key

    "Speaking of Light"
            Lesson Plan
            Activities
            Audio version

    Reading and Reflecting Questions

    Differentiated Writing Tasks

Final Performance Tasks: Culminating activities that draw on all the texts in the issue

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