Students become the star reporter at a Web site called disasterama.com. They use geography knowledge to sort out stories of four kids caught in natural disasters.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia
Students examine specific locations at high risk for various natural hazards, to assess why the hazards exist, and to investigate what towns and cities are doing to prepare for a natural disaster.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Data Sources
Tornadoes are the result of great instability in the atmosphere and are associated with severe thunderstorms. Learn tornado facts, the history of tornadoes, and how to make a tornado safety plan at home or at school.
Features: Graphics/Multimedia, A Bit of History
This game quizzes students on their disaster knowledge about tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes. The game is available to play online or print out for use in the classroom.
Features: Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia, Assessment
Students study potential natural hazards in their community, report on local hazards in small groups, and discuss community preparation and response.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia, Inquiry Materials