Monsoon Days

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will gain a deeper understanding of Arizona’s monsoon season. They will learn what causes this yearly phenomenon and how to act safely in monsoon storms.
Author: 
Gale Ekiss
Grade Range: 
4
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
3: How to analyze the spatial organization of people places, and environments on Earth's surface
4: The physical and human characteristics of places