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Natural Disasters in Children’s Literature: Tales of Choices and Changes

Apply economic concepts using literature involving natural disasters.

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James Madison University Center for Economic Education

Nov 10, 2015
3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Ice House
127 West Bruce Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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Grade Level: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 2

Hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes are all life-changing events. Learn how to teach scarcity, incentives, opportunity cost, and survival skills using the content in popular children’s books such as A Storm Called Katrina, Blizzard, and Serafina’s Choice.  Classroom-ready lessons, a topical bibliography and door prizes are included.


Instructor: Lynne Stover, Associate Director for Programs
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Lynne Stover, Associate Director for Programs
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University

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