Learn about the historical context that led to our modern desert lifestyle. Starting with the California Gold Rush, we’ll trace a timeline of events through the Imperial and Coachella valleys to present day.
Length: 60 minutes
CA Social Science: 4.3, 4.4
Classroom or MPR setting
Earthquakes and Our Community
With the San Andreas faultline running right through the Coachella Valley, earthquake preparedness is very important in our community. Students will learn how CVWD protects our precious water resources in the event of an earthquake and how to best prepare at home.