*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 AVALANCHE OF TERROR (Season 3, Episode 10).
Episode Summary: In January 2003, Ken Jones, a British climber, is caught in an avalanche in the Carpathian Mountains and falls off a 75ft cliff. With a shattered pelvis and broken femur, he battles frostbite and hypothermia while crawling for 7 miles to reach the nearest road in temperatures as low as -5 degrees Fahrenheit.
Provided is a question worksheet to accompany the episode which focuses on science topics like: human body injuries, body organs, body systems, extreme temperature, hypothermia, and survival techniques.
Questions on the assignment go in order and will help students focus on key science topics including: hypothermia, 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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