View Fire and Iceland (Rachel Maddow’s Show on msnbc.com) and facilitate discussion.
Students will research and analyze information to discover and predict the effects of the eruption of the Icelandic volcano. Students will categorize effects according to the following; Political, Economic, Social, Intellectual, Geographic.
Students will create a newspaper that will inform readers about several aspects of the volcanic eruption in Iceland.
European Airlines Press to Get Everyone Home, from the Associated Press.
Iceland Volcano: First came the Floods, Then the Smell of Rotten Eggs, from the Guardian, 15 April 2010.
Volcano Erupts in South Iceland, from bbc.com, 21 March April 2010.
Eyjafjallajökull flight cancellations: How the right decision is being made to look wrong, from scienceblogs.com, 22 April 2010.
Additional Resources for Global Issues in Context Subscribers:
Iceland Volcano Causes Flight Chaos, from aljezeera.com, 16 April 2010.
Air Confusion, from Daily record (Glasgow, Scotland), 16 April 2010.
Ash From Iceland Volcano Disrupts European Flights, from Top Business stories from the Associated Press, 15 April 2010.
Erupting Volcano Grounds European Flights, from The Australian, 16 April 2010.
Ash Forces First No-Fly Zone; Volcanic Cloud that Emptied the Skies, from the Daily Telegraph (London, England), 16 April 2010.