KRAKATOA

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

HOW DID KRAKATOA TURN FROM A NATURAL DISASTER INTO A POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS EVENT?

Objective:  Students will be able to analyze, evaluate and synthesize a secondary source regarding the global impact of the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa

Citations:

Warm Up Video: The Eruption of Krakatoa was the First Global Catastrophe (Forbes)(1:29 mins)

http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidbressen/2016/08/31/the-eruption-of-krakatoa-was-first-global-catastrophe/#6655d6A2f1e

Winchester, Simon (2003) Krakatoa:  The Day The World Exploded August 27, 1883 New York: 

HarperCollins Books (Pgs. 241, 316-338)

Standards: 
Lesson tags: 
Advanced Placement (AP)