NATURAL DISASTER PROJECTS
Directions: Choose ONE of the projects listed below.
You may NOT choose an assignment
that is written in either of the other colors.
Everyone may choose an assignment
written in black.
At least ONE assignment of the
three (General Knowledge, Projects, and Essential Questions) must be chosen in
The Meteorological Society is arranging
a debate between two natural disasters.
The natural disasters will debate which of the two is the most
powerful. Write the script for the
debate. Be ready to debate this
issue in class. (3 people)
Create a non-fiction children’s book on
natural disasters – at least 5 pages.
Create a fictional children’s book on natural
disasters – at least 5 pages. (2 people)
Add a chapter to an ancient history text book
on natural disasters in the ancient world.
Be sure to include illustrations. (2 people)
One of the biggest problems with warning people
about a natural disaster is that people do not understand their
destructive power, once the disaster hits it is too late for people to get
away. Create a public service comic
book that would be eye-catching and eye opening describing the power of natural
disasters. (2 people)
Different natural disasters are prominent in
different parts of the world. Use a
world map to show where specific natural disasters take place. Be sure to include all of the natural
disasters and the amount of times they have “hit” that location as well as
Millions of years ago an ice age occurred. It was a natural disaster that
devastated a large portion of the planet.
Yet the planet recovered.
Choose a natural disaster and write a story, or a script for a
play, in which a natural disaster occurs.
What happens to the land, the cities and countryside, and the
people of the earth? How will the
earth recover? (2 people)
What does it feel like to be in the midst of a
natural disaster? What can people
do when faced with the situation?
Write a play or a story showing the lives of people in the midst of
a natural disaster. ( 2 people)
Create a mural, with a story to tell about
natural disasters. (3 people)
Write a time travel story about a character
that travels in time to help people from ancient times deal with the
natural disasters that occurred in their time. Be sure to include in your story how the
actions of the time traveler affect our planet now and in the future?(2
Write a song that discusses the cause and
effects of natural disasters.
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