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Natural Hazards

Research natural hazards and disasters, then play this game, Stop Disasters, to see if you can prepare an area for a natural disaster.

Image result for photos tsunami                natural disasters

Research Links:

For a general Natural Hazards slideshow (like we often see in class) click here.

 

Best one to use for ALL topics-http://www.ready.gov/natural-disasters

For copyright-friendly, free photos- www.pics4learning.com

 

Earthquakes-

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-earthquake.htm

Cool Facts and Tips

Geology for Kids

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/earthquakes.html

 

Tsunamis-

http://eschooltoday.com/natural-disasters/earthquakes/what-is-a-tsunami.html  What's a Tsunami?

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/tsunamis.html  ScienceKids Tsunami Facts

http://www.ngkids.co.uk/science-and-nature/tsunamisNJKids Tsunami

View a SchoolTube video to learn more, including safety:  Natural Disasters video

 

Floods-

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-rain.htm from Weather Wiz Kids

US Search and Rescue-Flooding

Video from National Geographic on Floods 

http://eschooltoday.com/natural-disasters/floods/what-is-a-flood.html  Cool Facts on Flooding

 

Hurricanes-

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/science/hurricane/#hurricane-aletta.jpg

http://www.education.noaa.gov/Special_Topics/Mark_Trail.php?cat=Severe%20Weather Comic Strip Hurricanes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4f45jA5UxB0  How a Hurricane is Born video

http://www.ducksters.com/science/earth_science/hurricanes.php  Ducksters Hurricane Facts

 

Wildfires-

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-wildfire.htm From Weather Wiz Kids

How Stuff Works 

http://www.fire.ca.gov/communications/communications_firesafety_redflagwarning  CA Fire Safety

Eschool Facts on Wildfires