Health and Extreme Weather Events: Links for Teachers

Thunderstorms... tornadoes... lightning... Nature's Most Violent Storms. A Preparedness Guide

Background and preparation information for severe weather conditions.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/brochures/ttl.pdf
Features: Graphics/Multimedia, Data Sources


Global Warming - Impacts: Health

The predicted effects of global warming on the environment are often in the news. This information explains how global warming and warmer temperatures impact human health.
http://yosemite.epa.gov/OAR/globalwarming.nsf/content/ImpactsHealth.html
Features: Data Sources


Natural Hazards: Same Forces, Different Impacts

In this lesson, students consider the threats that natural disasters - tornadoes, volcanoes, and earthquakes - pose for people. Then they compare and contrast two disasters through investigative questions.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/15/g68/fonhazards.html
Features: Lesson Ideas, In the News, A Bit of History, Inquiry Materials


The Impact of Natural Hazards Around the World

In this lesson, students investigate the effects on people systems around the world and describe how people can prepare for the forces of nature.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/15/g68/hazards.html
Features: Lesson Ideas, Assessment, A Bit of History, Inquiry Materials


When Natural Hazards Become People Disasters

In this lesson students gain a better understanding of natural events and consider the dangers that natural hazards and natural disasters pose to people.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/15/g68/fonhuman.html
Features: Lesson Ideas, Assessment, A Bit of History, Inquiry Materials


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