Case Study: The Chilean Miners and Collective Interest in Teams
Submitted By:KWHS Summer Instructor
Date:August 20, 2011
Grade Level(s):9, 10, 11, 12
This lesson on communication and teamwork introduces students to the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped in an underground shelter for weeks. They will read about how they survived and what strategies they used to work as a team to survive in these hazardous conditions. It is a powerful case study with long-term lessons.