PBS resource that allows students to explore the dust bowl through videos and artifacts. Students have to make choices and get to engage in simulated activities that children in the dust bowl would have faced.
US History - The Great Depression - FREE presentations in PowerPoint format, interactive activities, lessons for
A person is silhouetted by a cloud of Dust in South Dakota
The Dust Bowl-Causes & Effects
Students will read about the Dust Bowl that occurred in the Great Plains during the Great Depression and list the causes and effects. It will help them make a clear distinction of things that helped lead up to the Dust Bowl.
Dust Bowl Lesson Plan accompanies the DVD by Ken Burns that we have here.