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Hurricane & Sea Level Rise Resilience Lesson Plan

Hurricane & Sea Level Rise Resilience Lesson Plan

Hurricane & Sea Level Rise Resilience is a high school environmental science curriculum for use in coastal locations where hurricanes are common. Through 20 days of instruction, students make connections between the science of hurricanes, how they affect their community and region, and how we can plan for a more resilient future. Making local connections, students develop an understanding of 1) the risks that their community faces now and in the future due to hurricanes and tropical storms, 2) how sea level rise increases the risk, and 3) how our actions can help us be less vulnerable and more resilient. The curriculum unit aims to empower high school students to have a voice in resilience planning and understand the relationship between the science of hurricanes and the local impacts these storms have on people and places.

Resource Details

Main Topic: 
Sea Level Rise
Local Resource
Capture & Reuse Rainwater
Flooding Prevention
Weather & Natural Disasters
Resource Type: 
Background Information or Research
Downloadable Map
Interactive Map
Lesson Plan
Student Action Plan
Grade Level: 
High School

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