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Natural Disasters: Unit Overview

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Here is the unit overview of a fifth and sixth grade science unit on natural disasters. Links to unit components are included. A list of objectives is also featured. All links are functional except those to the worksheets, so you may...
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Natural Disasters: Stormy Weather in Art, Writing, and Music

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Using personal experience, visual art, and music that evoke natural disasters, your older high schoolers create their own expressions of storms. Learners conduct online research about weather drama. They make their own expressive...
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Preparing for Extreme Natural Events

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
After a discussion about natural disasters, move on to talk about how to be prepared for such events. Introduce small groups to the FEMA website and get them reading about how to be safe during the types of occurrences in your area. Each...
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Natural Selection: Natural Disasters

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can natural disasters alter natural selection? The interactive explores this concept with mice living through a forest fire. As the environment changes, the camouflage also changes. How does this one disaster impact future generations?
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Publishing Natural Disaster Articles

For Teachers 5th
Wow, what a terrific instructional activity! After learning about natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides and tsunamis, pupils write an article and publish their work. This instructional activity is chock...
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Natural Disasters

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students complete a research project on natural disasters. In this research lesson, students brainstorm types of natural disasters. Students divide into groups and pick one natural disaster to research. Students share their findings with...
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Does Global Warming Increase the Intensity of Atmospheric Natural Disasters?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study global warming by communicating the problem, process and solutions.  In this global lesson students use graphs, research and write a critical stance on natural disasters.
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Natural Disasters: An Adventure in Non-Fiction

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students study different natural disasters.  In this natural disaster lesson plan students read a nonfiction book followed by a discussion, an experiment,  then collect illustrations from their experience. 
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Natural Disasters

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read the book "Tsunami!" and discuss natural disasters and how they can prepare. This instructional activity is much more than a study of tsunamis. The instructional activity is chock-full of ways to study the Japanese culture...
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Natural Disasters: Earthquakes and Tsunamis

For Students 7th - 10th
In this natural disasters learning exercise, students complete 5 different activities regarding natural disasters. 
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When Earth Fails: How Earth?s Physical Changes Cause Natural Disasters

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine natural disasters and some safety measures that should be followed.  In this natural disaster lesson students write a narrative, and research safety procedures.
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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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Disasters (Natural & Man-made)

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students chose a natural or man-made disaster, such as a tornado or an oil spill, to research using the assigned web sites. They choose a presentation type from a list which includes poetry, radio broadcasts, and safety brochures, to...
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Myths and Legends on Natural Disasters: Making Sense of Our World

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore different natural and manmade disasters through a webquest. In this earth science lesson, students explain their causes. They also discuss how disasters affect society. 
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Mapping Natural Disasters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use Cartesian coordinates to plot current natural disasters. They relate location of natural disasters to their specific major project countries. Students tie in geometry within this lesson as connected to spatial relationships...
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Natural Disasters

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research natural disasters and then create a PowerPoint presentation in groups about the chosen disaster and their opinions. In this natural disaster lesson plan, students debate on their opinions of natural disasters.
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Natural Disasters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and discuss the article "Succession" by Bill Freedman. They create a labeled sketch of each type of ecological succession from its beginning to its climax community. Students create an article about a natural disaster as if...
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Weather Conditions and Natural Disasters

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore extreme weather by creating a news segment. In this weatherman instructional activity, students utilize the Internet to research the current weather conditions or natural disasters. Students create a news telecast using...
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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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A Disaster in the Making

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare the consequences of the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco to Hurricane Katrina's impact on New Orleans as a basis for investigating the transformative effect of infamous United States natural disasters.
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Naturally Disastrous!

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore, research and examine the causes of natural disasters and how to survive them. They research on the internet world climate, recent disasters, how they happen, what to do if one occurs and what preventive measures to take...
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Our Nation's Natural Disasters

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders classify their regions' natural disaster(s). Within this lesson students enhance their research skills by utilizing different resources, as well as their writing skills by composing short research papers.
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Elements for Disaster Reporting

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students identify the elements of natural disasters and gain an understanding on how the media influences people's responses to disasters. In this natural disaster lesson plan, students study the impact of natural disasters, and the...
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Poverty and Natural Disasters: Exploring the Connections

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore the connections between natural disasters and poverty. In this economic lesson students examine worksheets and activities for each level.

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