The story of Hurricane Katrina is one of tragedy, incompetence, and heroism. This high-interest video from National Geographic presents a fair overview of a controversial event in American history. (Note: The video must be obtained separately, it is available as a DVD or on YouTube
The study guide is multiple choice in format, and students can use it to follow the progress of the video. Crossword and word-search puzzles are also included, along with answer keys for all documents.
The video is appropriate for earth science, environmental science, meteorology, government, homeschooling, and American history classes.