Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
On May 9th, 1934 a giant storm rose up out of the great plains. A menacing wall of soil and dust headed east across the land, thick enough to block out the sun. This 4-minute video gives a good account of this disaster through video footage and photographs.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- From Boom to Dust
- Growing a Nation Era 2: From Defeat to Victory
- Caring for the Land
- Dark Days
- Soil and Sustainability (Grades 6-8)