This bundle purchase is for 6 video worksheets from the complete SEASON 5 of I SHOULDN’T BE ALIVE. All episodes in this bundle are available for streaming purchase online as a complete season or in individual episodes. The easiest two sites are WWW.AMAZON.COM or WWW.MICROSOFT.COM. I also recommend checking YouTube regularly as more and more Discovery Channel programs are becoming available each month.
I SHOULDN'T BE ALIVE is a Discovery Channel / Animal Planet 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 6-12 in either science, social studies, language arts, or health/P.E. classes. Students love this series and each episode is an exciting 1-hour movie with great education included.
This bundle includes the following episodes:
(Season 5, Episode 1)
Episode summary: In Montana, five skiers are ravaged by a massive avalanche on New Year's Day, 2005. Sam suffers a gruesome compound fracture to his leg and Blake (who triggered the avalanche) is killed by blunt-force trauma. The three remaining friends fight to keep Sam alive through a growing storm, but his leg is starting to decompose and the rescue helicopter can't land in the weather.
2) BLOOD ON THE MOUNTAIN
(Season 5, Episode 2)
Episode summary: On March 20, 2009 in New Zealand, 33-year-old Matthew Briggs, traveling with his dog Little Dog, loses balance, slides down a hill and falls 15 feet onto rocks, breaking his ankle and wrist, and sustaining deep cuts to his thigh. He camps for a week and then using his tent poles as a walking stick, he is forced to hobble for two days to a nearby hut and is found by two hunters.
3) CHRISTMAS HORROR
(Season 5, Episode 3)
Episode summary: Two hikers in New Zealand take a risky detour around an ice wall, eventually becoming stuck on a potentially unstable rock ledge for 10 days, including Christmas Day. They are unable to escape the ledge because of several days of rainfall and a whole night of snow.
4) FIRST DATE NIGHTMARE
(Season 5, Episode 4)
Episode summary: Two climbers on a first date in the Swiss Alps nearly summit a mountain, but are stopped by ice. A massive storm has formed in the valley below, and the climbers are forced to descend through the treacherous conditions. They end up trapped on a ledge.
5) CLIMB OUT OF HELL
(Season 5, Episode 5)
Episode summary: November 2009. A man, climbing a cliff, falls 20 feet and shatters his pelvis. He is forced to crawl more than a mile and climb a steep cliff to survive.
6) ‘TIL DEATH DO US PART
(Season 5, Episode 6)
Episode summary: July 2009. An off-road adventure goes terribly wrong when the Bosworths' jeep rolls, leaving them stranded in the rugged canyons of New Mexico. They face a grueling four-day hike out of the area, and when Lynda becomes too weak to continue Tom is forced to continue on to save his dying wife.
Questions on each video worksheet go in order and will help students focus on key science topics including: predators, prey, survival skills, harsh environment affects on the human body, and information about survival in a variety of ecosystems. Each worksheet is given as an MS-Word document which will allow easy modifying to fit your class.
Again, each video needed for this bundle can be purchased through a variety of online streaming sites and are well worth the time to seek out. Please be aware that many online sites change the availability of videos from month to month.
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