The Challenge: Part 1: In teams, you will be creating a model to show how a people live in a particular region of the world. Your model must include and show or represent the following: the natural environment, home, work, and food. To learn more about the lives of people in these regions,visit the web-sites and watch the videos below with your team members. There are also books available to read more about each group of people.


Rainforest

The Rainforest: People, Animals, and Facts
Rainforest Information for Kids
Kids Zone: People of the Rainforest
Kids'Action: Rainforest Are Full of Life


Books:
Living in the Rainforest by



Desert Life

People of the Desert
People of the Sonoran Desert
People of the Desert
Desert Knowledge for Kids


Books:
Living in the Desert by



Forest Life

Northeast: Iroquois Nation for Kids
People of the Temperate Forest
How to Survive in a Forest



Books:
Living in the Forest by




Mountain Life

The Sherpa People of Nepal



Books:
Living in the Mountains by
Once When I was Young in the Mountains by



Prairie Life





Books:
Living in the Prairie by



River Life




Books:
Living Near the River by


Tundra/ Artic Life




Books:
Igloos and the Inuit by

The Challenge: Part 2

A natural disaster has hit your quiet and comfortable people ways of land they must adapt to the changes in the natural world. Your job is to create another model that represents the ways that the people in your region have adapted. Be sure to include the new natural environment, homes, work, and food.


Rainforest Part 2: The rainforest people have been living comfortably when a natural disaster hits! A strong tornado has passed through the area and taken down most of the trees that provide an important part of the people's environment, providing natural resources and food.
How will these people adapt to the changes in the natural world? Create a second side to your model to show what life will look like for the rainforest people after they adapt to the changes.
You will be presenting your two-sided model to the class.

Desert Part 2: The desert people have been happy and living comfortably when a natural disaster hits! It has been raining for days and everything is flooded damaging the homes.
How will these people adapt to the changes in the natural world? Create a second side to your model to show what life will look like for the desert people after they adapt to the changes.
You will be presenting your two-sided model to the class.


Forest Part 2: The forest people have been living comfortably when a natural disaster hits! A has passed through the area and taken down most of the trees that provide an important part of the people's environment, providing natural resources and food.
How will these people adapt to the changes in the natural world? Create a second side to your model to show what life will look like for the forest people after they adapt the changes.
You will be presenting your two-sided model to the class.

Mountain Part 2: The mountain people have been living comfortably when a natural disaster hits! A has passed through the area and changed the mountainside.
How will these people adapt to the changes in the natural world? Create a second side to your model to show what life will look like for the mountain people after they adapt to the changes.
You will be presenting your two-sided model to the class.


Prairie Part 2: The prairie people have been living comfortably when a natural disaster hits! A has passed through the area and changed the grasslands
How will these people adapt to the changes in the natural world? Create a second side to your model to show what life will look like for the prairie people after they adapt to the changes.
You will be presenting your two-sided model to the class.


River Part 2: The mountain people have been living comfortably when a natural disaster hits! A has passed through the area and changed their life on the river.
How will these people adapt to the changes in the natural world? Create a second side to your model to show what life will look like for the river people after they adapt to the changes.
You will be presenting your two-sided model to the class.


Mountain Part 2: The Artic people have been living comfortably when a natural disaster hits! A has passed through the area and changed the tundra.
How will these people adapt to the changes in the natural world? Create a second side to your model to show what life will look like for the tundra people after they adapt to the changes.
You will be presenting your two-sided model to the class.