How to Become Survivorman–or Bear Grylls–in Third Grade

14201561 FloodingIf you want to spice up a unit on landforms, have students look into surviving these unique natural habitats. To get out with their lives, they’ll have to understand the flora and fauna, dangers and helpers. Here are some websites they can visit to improve their survival toolkit:

In the Jungle

http://adventure.howstuffworks.com/survival/wilderness/jungle-survival.htm

http://www.ehow.com/how_2242569_survive-rainforest.html

In the Desert

http://adventure.howstuffworks.com/survival/wilderness/desert-survival.htm

http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/man-vs-wild-moab-desert.html

http://videos.howstuffworks.com/discovery/28208-man-vs-wild-moab-desert-canyon-obstacle-video.htm

In the Mountains

http://adventure.howstuffworks.com/10-ways-to-survive-a-snowstorm.htm

http://videos.howstuffworks.com/discovery/30814-about-avalanche-school-video.htm

In the Prairies

http://dsc.discovery.com/fansites/manvswild/game/game.html

http://videos.howstuffworks.com/discovery/7202-survival-zone-predators-in-the-savanna-video.htm

http://videos.howstuffworks.com/discovery/7200-survival-zone-mosquitoes-in-the-savanna-video.htm

In the Ocean

http://adventure.howstuffworks.com/how-to-survive-a-shipwreck1.htm

In the Rivers

http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/man-vs-wild-raging-rapids.html


updated 5-14-16

 

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