Lesson 1: Changing Louisiana
The first lesson of the Project Resilience curriculum introduces students to the anchoring phenomenon: that coastal Louisiana is changing, and people in the region are vulnerable for many reasons. A lesson plan, including teacher instructions, is linked below.
- Lesson 1: Changing Louisiana - Students analyze local news stories using a cooperative learning strategy to learn how coastal change is affecting people in these communities, and create a driving question board to discover what questions students have about this topic.
- Teacher Preparation Time: 20 minutes to gather supplies, review materials
- Class Time: 50 minutes for activities and discussion
Louisiana Student Standards for Science:
- HS-ESS3-1: Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.