Students will discuss current events, world and local news, as well as dangerous weather and climates. In this activity, students will learn to talk about current events and describe an event in (target language), acting as a television news reporter.
When something is destroyed, does that actually help the economy by creating construction jobs? Do disasters like fires, floods, earthquakes, tornados, or tsunamis actually stimulate job growth? Only if people were planning to light their money on fire before having to spend it on reconstruction! This is what economists call the Broken Window Fallacy.
This lesson includes procedures ensuring the full participation of students and staff with special needs and disabilities through the planning and implementation of preparedness, response and recovery strategies as part of the overall management of school bus emergencies and disasters with special needs students.Students with special needs are those who cannot comfortably or safely access and use the standard resources offered in disaster preparedness, relief and recovery, whether their disability is chronic or temporary.
This transcribed article from American Radio Works discusses the hurricane risk in New Orleans. The 2002 article talks about how deep flood waters would be in a Category Five hurricane and the likelihood that such a storm would hit. Users may also listen to the article using Real Player audio program.
In the past 100 years deaths from natural disasters have decreased by more than half, despite a more than 4-fold population growth during the same time. What is it that we have learnt?
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Downloadable transcripts for the videos from Karolinska Institutet, from the course "An Introduction to Global Health".The course is originally published at EdX.
Students warm-up with 2 videos that we interpret and discuss as a class. Students then read a news article (A reads a different article then B) and identify the most important information from the article. A and B partner to talk about what they read and ask/answer questions about the others' article. Students then record a short, live report on the article they read.
Students are asked to explain how natural disasters affect environmental health.
Students will discuss current events, world and local news, as well as dangerous weather and climates. In this activity, students will learn to talk about current events and describe an event in Spanish, acting as a television news reporter.