Worth the Risk? The Dangers and Rewards of Living in High-risk Areas

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the reasons people have chosen to live near Colorado's Pike National Park, despite the common occurrence of forest fires. They then explore the drawbacks and benefits of living in other high-risk areas.

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    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: American Democracy, Reading Comprehension, Geography, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Discussions