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Urgent
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005 at 6:56 PM
MOST OF THE AREA WILL BE UNINHABITABLE FOR
WEEKS...PERHAPS LONGER. AT LEAST ONE HALF OF WELL
CONSTRUCTED HOMES WILL HAVE ROOF AND WALL FAILURE.
ALL GABLED ROOFS WILL FAIL...LEAVING THOSE HOMES
SEVERELY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. THE MAJORITY OF
INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS WILL BECOME NON FUNCTIONAL.
PARTIAL TO COMPLETE WALL AND ROOF FAILURE IS
EXPECTED. ALL WOOD FRAMED LOW RISING APARTMENT
BUILDINGS WILL BE DESTROYED. CONCRETE BLOCK LOW
RISE APARTMENTS WILL SUSTAIN MAJOR
DAMAGE...INCLUDING SOME WALL AND ROOF FAILURE. HIGH
RISE OFFICE AND APARTMENT BUILDINGS WILL SWAY
DANGEROUSLY...A FEW TO THE POINT OF TOTAL COLLAPSE.
Hurricane Katrina
and its aftermath.
An interdisciplinary, critical inquiry.
Introduction
A Photo Essay
Landfall
The Water is Rising
Flooding the French Quarter
A city built below sea level is sustained by a complex
system of dams serving as a buffer against storm surges
and the wetlands of the Mississippi Delta.
Boats travel flooded streets
New Orleans Superdome
Camping on I-10
Oil slicks in the water
Leaving the Superdome
Walking out on I-10
Is this the USA?
Thousands of residents from
New Orleans gather at an
evacuation staging area along
Interstate-10 in Metarie, La.,
on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005.
AP Photo/Dave Martin
School buses flooded in New
Orleans
Boat Jam on the road
Stranded on Rooftops
Louisiana State Troops
Evacuation
To the helicopters
U. S. N. S. Comfort
Rooftop Rescues Continue
The Pets
• Animal rescues
• Animal rights
• Animal protection
groups
Thank you for rescuing me!
Jane Garrison of the Humane Society United States is licked by a rescued dog at the Broadmoor
neighborhood of New Orleans, September 9, 2005.
Searching for survivors
Foreign Aid to U.S.
Members of the Mexican Navy
help distribute water
U.S. Navy sailors assigned to
the amphibious assault ship
USS Bataan and Mexican
marines carry a log as they
remove debris
Mexico feeds evacuees in San Antonio
Mexican soldiers prepare food as part of the Hurricane Katrina relief effort for the several
thousand evacuees housed at a former United States Air Force base in San Antonio,
Texas, September 9, 2005. The Mexican government sent a convoy of unarmed soldiers
with 50 trucks that arrived in Texas September 8. The unit will be serving three meals a
day to the evacuees for at least the next 20 days. REUTERS/Jeff Mitchell
FEMA
• Why did FEMA fail?
• FEMA Director called
back to Washington.
• FEMA Director
resigns
President Bush
Big Questions?
These are the questions students seek to answer.
The Big Questions guide student research.
The Big Questions create the need for the
disciplines. Students need the information, skills
and knowledge of the disciplines in order to answer
their Big Questions.
What is a hurricane?
How are hurricanes
formed and sustained?
Why is New Orleans an
important city?
• History of New
Orleans
• Economics –
industries, Port of
New Orleans
• Culture - religions,
languages, music,
food, ethnicity/race,
arts, architecture . . .
Why did New Orleans flood?
• Scientific studies geographical,
climatological and
geological facts
• Government action
and inaction
• Economics
What are the environmental
issues?
• Flood control
• EPA - Pollution – toxic
floodwaters
• Coastal erosion
• Fossil Fuels
• Global Warming
• Natural resources
• Waterways
• Wildlife and fisheries
• Agriculture, fishing,
shrimping, oyster beds
What are the social issues?
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Race
Class
Age
Ability
How can we end
poverty?
• What will be the impact
of the largest
displacement of people
in U.S. since the Civil
War?
Critical Pedagogy
Critical pedagogy considers how education
can provide individuals with the tools to
better themselves and strengthen
democracy, to create a more egalitarian
and just society, and thus to deploy
education in a process of progressive
social change.
We ask the following questions:
Critical Pedagogy asks . . .
• What is the current state of affairs?
• What are the sociohistorical contexts – i.e., how
and why did things get this way?
Learn about Critical Pedagogy at www.21stCenturySchools.com/Critical_Pedagogy.com
• How could - and should - things be?
• What can we do to get from here to
there? How can we make this world a
better, happier place?
• What specific actions can we take to
effect this desired change?
Critical Pedagogy and Hurricane
Katrina
Examining issues of the environment, the role of
government, the accountability of government, issues
of poverty, race, class, ability, the media . . .
How could this happen? Who got left behind? What
can we do about it?
Ageism
Discrimination based
on age, especially
prejudice against the
elderly.
Ableism
Discrimination or
prejudice against
people with
disabilities, especially
physical disabilities.
Racism
1. The belief that race
accounts for
differences in human
character or ability
and that a particular
race is superior to
others.
2. Discrimination or
prejudice based on
race.
Classism
Bias based on social
or economic class.
How can we help?
Global Impact? Global Response
• How far-reaching is
the impact of Katrina?
• Explore the extent of
the impact within the
U.S. and globally.
• Explore the response
in the U.S. and
globally.
Emergency Preparedness
• What disasters might
happen
• Family disaster plan
• NOAA Weather Radio
• Pets and Disasters
• Resources
What are the Possibilities and
Hope that can come out of
Hurricane Katrina?
Technology
• What role did
technology play in this
event, before and after
the hurricane?
• What role will it play
in making changes?
The Media
• What is the role of the media in
disasters?
• What role did the media play in
the Hurricane Katrina disaster?
• Should it have been different,
and if so, how?
Economics
What is the economic
impact of Hurricane
Katrina?
Oil
• Exploration, drilling
• Refining
• Transporting – train,
shipping, pipelines, trucks
• By-products - plastics,
Styrofoam,
• Nonrenewable resources
• Alternative energy sources
- biodiesel, wind, solar,
hydro, hydrogen
Industry
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Agriculture
Fishing
Shipbuilding
Shipping
Hospitality – cruise
lines, hotels, restaurants
• Medical
• Insurance and more . .
U. S. Government
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What is the role of the
U. S. government in this
event?
Branches of government
Levels of government
Agencies, departments
and bureaus
Voter’s responsibilities
DOD
• Life in the military
• Divisions of the
military
• Military equipment
• Military response
Health
No food or water; no
formula for babies
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• Sanitary and
unsanitary conditions
• Hospitals
• Heat
• No potable water
• Toxic flood waters
• Water-borne diseases
Connections
Language Arts
Science
Health
Social Studies
Mathematics
Service-Learning
The Arts
Multimedia
Big Project Ideas
Global Classroom
Multiple Literacies
Multiple Intelligences
Language Arts
• Research
• Writing
• Literature –
nonfiction, fiction,
legends, myths, poetry
• Media – film,
commercials, music
Connections
Science
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Connections
Meteorology
Agriculture
Biodiversity
Geology
Environment
Chemistry
Physics
Microbiology
Engineering
Health/Nutrition/PE
Connections
Energy
• Electrical Grids
• Oil and Gas
Social Studies
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Connections
History
Geography
Government/Law
Social Issues
Mathematics
• Economics
• Statistics
• Weights and
Measurements
• Graphing
• Architecture
Connections
The Arts
• Music
• Art
• Film
• Dance
Benefit concert for the
American Red Cross
www.redcross.org/article/0,1072,0_312_2600,00.html
Connections
Multimedia
Student filmmaking
Connections
• Documentaries – science,
history, social issues, etc.
• Advertising - TV, Radio
and Print Ads
• Make a movie
• DVD – recipes ($$$)
• Web site
• Power Point
• Cooking Show – New
Orleans Cuisine
Service-Learning
Schools can design and
deliver service-learning
projects to help the kids
displaced by Hurricane
Katrina.
www.21stCenturySchools.com/Hurricane
_Katrina_Service_Projects.htm
Connections
Global Classroom
• Collaborate with students in
other states or countries on
projects.
• Conduct research and online
interviews via email or video
• Write to various
organizations and companies
around the world to request
various materials.
Connections
Children's Literature
• Hurricanes, David Weisner
• Hurricane & Tornado, Jack
Challoner
• Magic School Bus Inside a
Hurricane, Joanna Cole
• Wild Weather Hurricanes, by
Lorraine Jean Hopping
• Encyclopedia of Hurricanes,
Tornadoes and Cyclones,
David Longshore
Organizations
•Congressional Black Caucus www.congressionalblackcaucus.net/
•NAACP - www.naacp.org
•American Red Cross - www.redcross.org
•Salvation Army - www.salvationarmyusa.org
Many more to added.
Impact on Transportation
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Trucks and Roads
Taxes
Government - DOT
Natural resources – steel,
oil, rubber
Multiple Literacies
Connections
Visual
Literacy
Photo essays, documentaries, flow charts,
graphic organizers, photography, video, web
sites, clip art, photos, drawings, works of art,
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Aural Literacy
Incorporating speech, music, song, and
sound effects into products. Analyze,
evaluate, critique and produce aural
messages.
More Aural Literacy
Critically listening to:
• News reports on television and radio
• Politicians statements
• Opinion pieces
• Fact vs. Opinion
• Evaluating validity and credibility of
information presented.
• Listening to others in discussions and
negotiation, and in Jigsaw Groups.
Ecoliteracy
Toxic flood waters
Global warming
Pollution
Wildlife refuge
Coastal erosion
Agriculture
Fisheries
Floodwaters are pumped over the repaired Metairie Relief Outfall canal in New Orleans
September 9, 2005.
Emotional Literacy
• Rage
• Fear
• Grief
• Relief
• Joy
Financial Literacy
Costs to:
• Individuals & Families
• Local to national
communities
• Industries shipbuilding, agriculture,
shrimping, fishing, oil, . .
• Port of New Orleans
Port of New Orleans
Port industry includes:
steamship companies,
stevedoring companies,
railroads, tugboats and
barge companies, and
freight forwarders.
Everyone in the United States
has something, probably in
arm’s reach, that was shipped
through the Port of New
Orleans. (Ali Velshi, CNN
Business Reporter)
Media Literacy
How can we use multiple
forms of media to effect
change in the world?
Multicultural Literacy
• Global response
• Foreign aid to U.S.
• Multicultural roots of
New Orleans culture
Multiple Intelligences
Connections
http://www.multi-intell.com//MI_chart.html
Vocabulary
Here you can build your vocabulary list for this unit.. Starter list:
Hurricane
Coastal Erosion
Barrier islands
Fossil Fuels
Climatology
Meteorology
Racism
Classism

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