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ERIC Number: ED537665
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 60
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-8886-3162-3
Discover Floods Educators Guide
Project WET Foundation
Now available as a Download! This valuable resource helps educators teach students about both the risks and benefits of flooding through a series of engaging, hands-on activities. Acknowledging the different roles that floods play in both natural and urban communities, the book helps young people gain a global understanding of this common--and sometimes dangerous--natural phenomena that affects hundred of millions of people around the world each year. Complementing its text are photographs that shed light on the aftermath of floods, as well as numerous illustrations to facilitate learning. Students will apply a number of problem-solving techniques to such relevant issues as how to protect yourself and your family should you live in a flood-prone area. Developed in partnership with the World Meteorological Organization. Download the activities separately: 8-4-1, One for All, AfterMath, Back to the Future, Color Me A Watershed, Incredible Journey, My Hazard Map, Take Action!, Thunderstorm.
Project WET Foundation. 1001 West Oak Street Suite 210, Bozeman, MT 59715. Tel: 866-337-5486; Tel: 406-585-2236; Fax: 406-522-0394; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A