As of May 2016 every episode of Man vs. Wild is available for purchase via YouTube for $1.99 each. This makes it ideal and easy access for emergency substitute plans.
A 26-question worksheet to accompany this video where host Bear Grylls works his way through a variety of challenges on small ocean islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea. This is an excellent video for science or social studies classes..
Episode summary: Bear Grylls is in a post-disaster urban city scenario and he must survive. His thirst to live and survival techniques modified for a city environment keep him alive in a concrete wasteland off the Baltic Sea.
Questions on the assignment go in order and will help students remain focused on key science topics.
The worksheet is given as a MS-Word document which will allow easy modifying to fit your class.
*The video needed for viewing can be purchased through a variety of sellers both as physical media or through streaming viewing (including Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, and Discovery).