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Title: Photo Gallery: Chernobyl, 20 Years After the Disaster
Url: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/04/0425_060425_chernobyl...
Description: This National Geographic News photo gallery presents six photographs related to the present-day status of the area surrounding the site of the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Disaster. The photos depict abandoned buildings, people stricken with cancer in the aftermath of the disaster and more. Links to more photos and news stories are also found on this page.
Source: Thinkfinity
Partner: Xpeditions
Classifications: Health
Health -- History
Social Studies
Social Studies -- Current Events
Social Studies -- Geography and Culture General
Social Studies -- World History
Resource Type: Images
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Keywords: cancer
radiation
Standards: Social Studies, K-8 (2007)
7 – G5.1.1 - 7 – G5.1.1 - Describe the environmental effects of human action on the atmosphere (air), biosphere (people, animals, and plants), lithosphere (soil), and hydrosphere (water) (e.g., desertification in the Sahel Region of North Africa, deforestation in the Congo Basin, air pollution in urban center, and chemical spills in European Rivers).
7 – G5.1.3 - 7 – G5.1.3 - Identify the ways in which human-induced changes in the physical environment in one place can cause changes in other places (e.g., cutting forests in one region may result in river basin flooding elsewhere as has happened historically in China; building dams floods land upstream and permits irrigation downstream as in Southern Africa, the Aswan Dam flooded the upper Nile Valley and permitted irrigation downstream).
Date Last Modified: 2014-06-03 05:53:48
Date Record Checked: 2014-06-03 05:53:48
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