*Video is necessary for completion of this worksheet.
*I SHOULDN'T BE ALIVE is a Discovery Channel series that is excellent for incorporating a wide range of science facts with gripping true life survival stories. Production quality and information in each episode is excellent and perfect for grades 7-12 in either science, social studies, or language arts classes.
This worksheet is for the episode A FAMILY'S DESERT HELL (Season 4, Episode 13).
Episode Summary: In August 2002 Roger Sargeant, his girlfriend Shelly and her 2 daughters Michaela and Tiffany are looking for a place to test their new firearm in the Arizona Desert. Their truck gets stuck on a wash and they become lost and spend the next 2 days wandering around where gangs of criminals attempt to run them over and leave them to die.
Provided is a question worksheet to accompany the episode which focuses on science topics like: human body injuries, extreme temperature, dehydration, sunstroke, starvation, and survival techniques.
Questions on the assignment go in order and will help students focus on key science topics including: malaria, dehydration, weather, and survival skills. The worksheet is given as a MS-Word document which will allow easy modifying to fit your class. Answer key is not provided.
*The episode needed for viewing can be purchased through a variety of sellers as streaming viewing (including Amazon.com or Microsoft.com). Episodes also still air on Animal Planet, Science Channel, and National Geographic Channel. I highly recommend tracking down this series, students love it!
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