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255 resources with the concept natural disasters

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Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Imagine a hurricane teaching high schoolers about financial preparedness! The four lessons in this collection are based on the personal stories in Katrina’s Classroom: Financial Lessons from a Hurricane video. Topics include goal...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Kindergarten

For Teachers K Standards
Four units make up a collection on volcanoes, earthquakes, plate tectonics, and hazards associated with these forces. Learners discover how are they all related and what exactly they have to do with our planet. Use this collection from...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Sixth Grade

For Teachers 6th Standards
Four resources make up a collection that breaks down each part of the plate tectonic cycle, developed by Math/Science Nucleus. With pre- and post-labs, discussion topics, and writing assignments, sixth graders take on a hands-on approach...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Fifth Grade

For Teachers 5th
Math/Science Nucleus provides a set of four resources that take a deeper look into the parts of the plate tectonics cycle. Each resource contains hands-on activities and labs to help fifth graders develop a better understanding of one of...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — First Grade

For Teachers 1st Standards
Including four units on volcanoes, earthquakes, plate tectonics, and hazards associated with these forces, each unit is intended to last about five days. But how are they all related, and what on earth do they have to do with our planet?...
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Disaster Preparedness Activity Book

For Students K - 5th Standards
Join the American Red Cross as well as Mickey and friends as they help to prepare young scholars for natural disasters. After reading brief informational passages about earthquakes, floods, fires, storms, tornadoes, and hurricanes,...
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
How does the depth of an ocean affect the speed of a tsunami's waves? Use Jell-o, graham crackers, and marshmallows to model the effects of an underwater earthquake and its resulting tsunami. The instructional activity includes hands-on...
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Youth Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
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Avalanches 101

For Teachers 6th - 8th
National Geographic videos are so good! This one, on avalanches, is especially well done. In just three minutes, learners should glean a lot of important information on how avalanches occur, the different types of avalanches, and how to...
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Tsunami...Harbor Wave!

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners examine the tsunami of 2004. They look at what created the wave, the destruction it caused, and the needs of the survivors. Pupils utilize an interactive website that sheds further light on the causes of tsunamis and the types...
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Running an Elementary Book Club

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Combine reading with fun in order to create lifelong, literary-minded learners who love to read.
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Floods and Flash Floods

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Junior geologists, hydrologists, or meteorologists simulate what happens during the flooding of a river and demonstrate factors that contribute to flash flooding. This outstanding resource provides a vocabulary list, online resources,...
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Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Issues

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a close look at news reporting techniques and global issues. Begin by creating a graphic representation of developing nations and defining the term. After class discussion, the second day's activities pick up by deconstructing news...
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Natural Disasters and the Five Themes of Geography

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Have your class do research on natural disasters and create a presentation using this resource. In completing this activity, learners apply the five geography themes to their research. They write a paper describing their results. It's a...
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Publishing Natural Disaster Articles

For Teachers 5th
Wow, what a terrific lesson! After learning about natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides and tsunamis, pupils write an article and publish their work. This lesson is chock full of resources and...
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Volcanoes Magma Rising

For Students 6th - 12th
Get ready for an explosive lesson! Learners read and interact with an online lesson describing the characteristics of volcanoes. They study specific historical volcanoes as well as the science of volcanic eruptions using animations and...
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Extreme Event Webquest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Adopt a city and help residents prepare for a disaster. The class begins by researching special aspects of their cities and factors that affect climate to create specific disaster plans. They then simulate a disaster and determine the...
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Why Isn’t the Netherlands Underwater?

For Students 6th - 12th
When picturing the Netherlands, many imagine windmills, tulips, wooden clogs, Dutch chocolate, and idyllic waterways. Find out what role the waterways and windmills play in the vast Delta Works project that protects a country that has a...
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Danger! – An Analysis of the Death Toll of Natural Disasters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Decipher the danger of natural disasters. Using researched data, scholars work in groups to create data displays on the number of deaths from different types of natural disasters. They share their graphical representations with the class...
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Utah Open Textbook: Earth Science

For Students 9th - 12th
From the vast universe to natural disasters, Earth Science studies phenomena both near and far. A complete textbook offers informational resources for a high school Earth Science course. Chapters include topics such as the universe,...
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Who Will We Become?

For Students 6th - 8th
Scholars follow along on Gabriel and Aleul's journey to America and their struggle to continue their education while assimilating into American society. Learners explore themes relating to human rights and the struggles of displaced...
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Pompeii: An Irresponsible Decision or Unexpected Disaster?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Living in dangerous places is nothing new. From Pompeii and its volcano to New Orleans and its vulnerability to hurricanes, humans must always contend with natural forces. Pupils first examine the history of Pompeii and then analyze the...
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Himalayan Megaquake | Future Earthquake Potential

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The Himalayas are a hotspot for earthquakes. Using an informative video presentation, viewers learn how scientists reference history and GPS technology to predict future occurrences. The video describes the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in...
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Episode 2.5: The Business Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sometimes helping communities after a natural disaster requires a solution of monstrous proportions! The fifth episode in a seven-part shows scholars how the Problem Solvers rise above climbing waters by enlisting the help of monster...