From the Dust Bowl to Sunny California

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
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.
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