Write a newspaper article describing one of the dramatic events covered in "The Control of Nature." Remember to cover "who, what, when, where, why, and how" in detail.
Write a poem that serves as a tribute to one of the heroic efforts described in John McPhee's book. Your poem can be rhyming or free verse.
Using the Internet, look up articles that describe one of the major events covered in "The Control of Nature." In your own words, write a page that summarizes the event, filling in details not covered in the book.
Science Career Exploration
The author talks with a number of scientific experts including geologists, psychologists, hydrologists, and volcanologists. Select one of the science professions mentioned in the book and, after doing a little research, write a job description for the position.
Map It Out
Draw a detailed map of...
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