Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1, Nautilus - Chapter 2, Dragons of Okinawa)
In Deep Fathom, an eclipse followed by an earthquake of unprecedented proportions rocks the world.
The objective of this lesson is to examine our false sense of security where natural disasters are concerned.
1) Initiate a class discussion into how much thought class members give to world changing natural events. Are they concerned? Are they prepared? Could they cope without power, water, food or other services for a period of time?
2) Break the class into groups and discuss their individual preparedness for disaster. How many have survival packs put aside with food, water and other essentials? How many have an exit strategy for their area if the need should arise?
3) In short essay form, examine the need to be prepared. What are the most important items that should be set aside in case of disaster? What items should every household be prepared to do without in...
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