LESSON PLAN: DESERTIFICATION
LENGTH OF LESSON: 4 periods (50 minutes/period)
GRADE LEVEL: 14 – 18 High school
SUBJECT AREA: Ecology, Geography, Environment
the lesson, students should be able to:
the causes of desertification;
the effects of desertification;
desertification world diffusion
ways to control desertification.
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.
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.
and Social Values/Attitudes
the lesson, students should be able to develop the following values and
- respect of the environment;
- a sense of self-reflection;
- caring and concern.