From the Dust Bowl to Sunny California

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
<p>In this lesson students will gain a better understanding of how a lack of economic resources in one region during the Great Depression influenced human migration. And the availability of natural resources in another area created opportunity for employment and economic gain.</p>
Author: 
Gale Ekiss and Diana Lee
Grade Range: 
7
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations