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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 — 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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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 — 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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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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Global Problem Solvers: Season 2 - Storm Force

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When a hurricane strikes Tampa, Florida, who will help? Season 2 follows the Global Problem Solvers as they embark on a new mission. The team touches down in hurricane-ravaged Tampa only to discover that their main line of communication...
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Global Problem Solvers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Cisco’s animated series, Global Problem Solvers, teaches viewers about social responsibility and teamwork. The two-season series follows a diverse group of talented teenagers who combine their unique individual skills and cooperate to...
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When I Grow Up: Career Lessons and Activities for Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The When I Grow Up series features 13 math, science, and career exploration lessons and activities for middle schoolers. Pupils choose a profession based on their strengths and interests, then complete a handout that identifies their...
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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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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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Synthesizing Information from Texts about Natural Disasters: What Makes an Earthquake a Natural Disaster?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Are all disasters natural? Scholars reread Earthquakes! to determine what classifies these events as a natural disaster. They label earthquake facts as N for natural or D disaster to support their ideas. They then discuss academic...
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Organizing Evidence from Multiple Informational Texts to Prepare for Writing: What Makes an Earthquake a Natural Disaster?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Fifth graders prepare for their end of the unit essay assessment by continuing to look at what makes an earthquake a natural disaster. They complete a graphic organizer and write a topic sentence. To finish, they view a model essay and...
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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 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 Unit

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A 10-week unit plan about natural disasters has some strong structural ideas, and rubrics for several assessments are attached, but the procedural details are sparse. The unit covers volcano, tsunami, earthquake, and cyclone disasters....
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What are Natural Disasters?

For Teachers 1st - 4th
There are several types of natural disasters: quakes, floods, avalanches, and more. This slide show gives a brief explanation of each at an elementary-aged child's level. There are no frightening photos from actual natural disasters,...
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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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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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End of Unit Assessment, Part 1: On-Demand Essay “What Makes A Hurricane A Natural Disaster?”

For Teachers 5th Standards
It's time to refine writing and word choice. Learners work on Part 1 of their end of unit assessment by creating an essay titled What Makes a Hurricane a Natural Disaster? They use glossaries and graphic organizers from previous lessons...
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Reading Literature about Natural Disasters: Inferring about Human Impact through an Analysis of Eight Days: A Story of Haiti

For Teachers 5th Standards
This is a disaster. Scholars look through the book Eight Days: A Story of Haiti and discuss their wonderings about the text and natural disasters. They then complete a first read to determine gist and second read to answer text-dependent...
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Reading Literature about Natural Disasters: Inferring about the Impact of Hurricane Katrina on People Living in New Orleans

For Teachers 5th Standards
I survived! Scholars read a firsthand account from a natural disaster survivor in the text Save Bella! They record the gist of the text in their journals and answer text-dependent questions. They then take notes to more deeply analyze...
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Natural Disaster

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Describe how plate tectonics account for various land formations. Learners discuss different marine sanctuaries and create a poster about tectonic activity in these areas. They share their posters with the class.
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Reading about the Author’s Perspective: Why Do Authors Write about Natural Disasters?

For Teachers 5th Standards
It's all about perspective. Scholars view a note from the author in Eight Days. They determine the gist and discuss what they can learn about the author's background based on the note. They then complete a fishbowl activity in which they...
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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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