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No Stranger to Danger...or From Pompeii to Yesterday

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An Integrated, Interdisciplinary Thematic Study of Natural and Man-Made Disasters This unit is designed to introduce students to a basic understanding of a variety of disasters, both man-made and natural, in order to shape reactions and responses to these events. Through the use of brainstorming, research, analyzing, and hands-on experiences in such areas as the economics involved, emotional and physical stresses, as well as survival skills, students will understand possible interventions and preventions dealing with man-made and natural disasters. Students will comprehend that most natural disasters cannot be prevented, but society can defend itself through proper action and planning.