Flooding: How Uncle Sam Can Help

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will learn the impact of natural disasters on the human environment. Students also will learn the process by which a bill becomes a federal law. Using their knowledge of how Congress passes new laws, students will propose a bill to assist in lessening the human and environmental impact of flooding.
Author: 
Sheila Nice and Cheryl Wiens
Grade Range: 
5
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
15: How physical systems affect human systems