This file is a resource pack about the major environmental issues in Europe: acid rain in Germany, air pollution in the United Kingdom, and the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, Ukraine (as outlined by the Georgia Standard of Excellence – SS6G8). This lesson includes a presentation with important information about the causes, effects, and solutions for each issue, as well as colorful images. There are also many useful graphic organizers and creative activities included in this 68-page file! You can choose to do them all, or pick the ones that best meet your students’ needs.
~Standards poster – slide 2
~Environmental Issues of Europe Chart (graphic organizer for note-taking) and KEY -- slides 3-5
~Environmental Issues of Europe Notes (facts, images, etc.) – slides 6-56
~Political Cartoon Analysis activity -- slide 57-59
~Design an App creative writing activity -- slides 60-61
~Comprehension Check and KEY (could also be used as a quiz) – slides 62-66
~Jot It Down Ticket Out the Door -- slides 67-68
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Standards of Excellence for 6th grade Social Studies.
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Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Geography Task Cards
History Task Cards
Geography Color-by-Number activity