Everybody Needs Shelter

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Video: Everybody Needs Shelter

Understand that shelter is one of our four basic needs, and witness dozens of human shelters—igloos to mansions—from equator to poles and sea to mountaintop. Learn how shelters protect families from the elements and how shelters are often built with materials that are available locally.

Student Application

The things people need to stay alive are basic needs. Shelter is a basic need to keep us safe from bad weather and animals and people have many types of shelters.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will know the three basic needs: food, clothing, and shelter. People require the basic needs in order to stay alive. There are other things that are nice to have because they make life more comfortable, but they are wants and not needs.
  2. Students will realize that people and animals need shelter to stay alive. Shelter pr...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Have each student tell where he or she lives (house, duplex, apartment, mobile home) and draw a picture of the home.
  2. After viewing the video

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