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The Dust Bowl in Kansas

This Nearpod.com lesson can be teacher led or self-paced for students. It begins by placing the Dust Bowl into historical context. Using primary sources, students learn about the Dust Bowl, what caused it, and how Kansans adapted to the environmental changes. Interactive quizzes and open-ended changes in daily lives resulting from the storms. 

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This free program uses Nearpod.com to provide an interactive lesson. This lesson can be teacher led or self-paced for students. Students will use historical thinking skills to actively engage in "doing" history. The platform allows parents and teachers to check the progress of their student's work online. Teachers interested in adding this lesson to their Nearpod library can contact kshs.education@ks.gov to request an editable copy of this lesson.

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