Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
Dust Bowl: Grantsville, Utah
This 14-minute documentary includes interviews from Utah residents (primary sources) about the "dirty" Grantsville Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Yes, Utah did experience its own dust bowl, not from the turn of the plow like the Midwest, but from overgrazing. Learn about how residents responded to what was one of the nation's worst environmental disasters. This video is available on DVD or YouTube. Order this DVD online from agclassroomstore.com.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- From Boom to Dust
- Keeping Soil in Its Place
- How Much Is Dirt Worth? (Grades 3-5)
- How Much Is Dirt Worth? (Grades 6-8)