Explaining desertification di Simona Gili

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LESSON PLAN: DESERTIFICATION
LENGTH OF LESSON: 4 periods (50 minutes/period)
GRADE LEVEL: 14 18 High school
SUBJECT AREA: Ecology, Geography, Environment education
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Knowledge
After the lesson, students should be able to:
- define desertification;
- identify the causes of desertification;
- identify the effects of desertification;
- recognize desertification world diffusion
- suggest ways to control desertification.
Comprehension
Students will understand the following:
- Deserts occur where evaporation greatly exceeds the rainfall.
- More than one-third of Earth is already classified as arid or semiarid desert.
- There is a general trend toward desertification.
- Measures can be taken to combat desertification and promote rehabilitation of land that has already become desert.
Skills
After the lesson, students should develop the following skills:
- Communication: use clear and appropriate means of communication, both verbal and non-verbal, to express meaning and feelings;
- Search information about desertification on the Internet;
- Problem solving: suggest ways to control desertification.
Personal and Social Values/Attitudes
After the lesson, students should be able to develop the following values and attitudes:
- respect of the environment;
- a sense of self-reflection;
- caring and concern.


 
  1. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: what is desertification?
  2. PRINCIPLES CAUSES
  3. WORLD GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION
  4. PROBLEMS ARISING FROM DESERTIFICATION
  5. COMBATING DESERTIFICATION
  6. EVALUATION TESTS
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