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Who Pays the Price When a Sea Disappears?
This lesson plan teaches students about the problems in the Aral Sea region and how the water loss of the sea is affecting specific groups of people, such as women, farmers and fishermen. They will work in groups to prepare statements that these people might make and will present their statements to a mock United Nations panel.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-375
Educational standards:
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How human actions modify the physical env.
      • How physical systems affect human systems
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'National Geographic Xpeditions Atlas'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Geographic Society
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