1. Students learn what an artifact is and why they are important.
2. Students examine a sword and see what clues they can find about its past.
3. Students hear other first hand accounts of surviving a tsunami.
4. Students learn how art can be used to remember the past.
5. Students create their own short story, poem, song, or drawing to help tell the story of the USS Monongahela.
- Students will go through the steps of an investigation.
- Students will learn about natural disasters.
- Students will learn about primary sources and the importance of artifacts.
- Students will practice using art to tell a story.
Next Generation Science Standard:
4-ESS2-2, 5-ESS2-1, MS-ESS2-1, MS-ESS2-2, MS-ESS2-3, MS-ESS3-2
Virginia Science (2018):
Elementary: 4.4 (a,b), 4.7, 5.2(a), 5.3, 5.8 (a,b,d)
Middle: 6.3(a), 6.6(b,d), 6.9(e)
Virginia History (2015):
VS.7(a), USI.1(a), USI.9(e)
Virginia English (2017):
4.1, 4.9, 5.1, 5.9, 6.1, 6.9