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246 resources with the concept natural disasters

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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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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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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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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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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 — 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 — 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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Disaster Preparedness Activity Book

For Students K - 5th Standards
Join the American Red Cross as well as Mickey and friends as they help to prepare young scholars for natural disasters. After reading brief informational passages about earthquakes, floods, fires, storms, tornadoes, and hurricanes,...
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
How does the depth of an ocean affect the speed of a tsunami's waves? Use Jell-o, graham crackers, and marshmallows to model the effects of an underwater earthquake and its resulting tsunami. The lesson plan includes hands-on activities,...
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Youth Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
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Avalanches 101

For Teachers 6th - 8th
National Geographic videos are so good! This one, on avalanches, is especially well done. In just three minutes, learners should glean a lot of important information on how avalanches occur, the different types of avalanches, and how to...
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Running an Elementary Book Club

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Combine reading with fun in order to create lifelong, literary-minded learners who love to read.
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Floods and Flash Floods

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Junior geologists, hydrologists, or meteorologists simulate what happens during the flooding of a river and demonstrate factors that contribute to flash flooding. This outstanding resource provides a vocabulary list, online resources,...
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Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Issues

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a close look at news reporting techniques and global issues. Begin by creating a graphic representation of developing nations and defining the term. After class discussion, the second day's activities pick up by deconstructing news...
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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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Publishing Natural Disaster Articles

For Teachers 5th
Wow, what a terrific lesson! After learning about natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides and tsunamis, pupils write an article and publish their work. This lesson is chock full of resources and...
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End of Unit Assessment Part II: Science Talk

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars complete Part 2 of their end of unit assessment by having a science talk. Pupils pair up to answer questions about what makes a natural disaster. As one learner talks, the other records what is said. They then trade places. 
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End of Unit Assessment, Part 1: On-Demand Essay “What Makes A Hurricane A Natural Disaster?”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewIt'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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Organizing Evidence from Multiple Informational Texts to Prepare for Writing: What Makes an Earthquake a Natural Disaster?

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewFifth 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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Synthesizing Information from Texts about Natural Disasters: What Makes an Earthquake a Natural Disaster?

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewAre 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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Mid-Unit Assessment: Text-Dependent Short-Answer Quiz—The Effects of Natural Disasters

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewReaders complete a mid-unit assessment by reading the text How Do Hurricanes Form? They answer text-dependent questions about hurricanes with short answer and sequencing. Learners then participate in a read aloud and text chunking...
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Relationships Between Key Scientific Concepts: What Causes Hurricanes?

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewA storm is brewing in the sea. Scholars complete multiple reads of How Does a Hurricane Form to determine gist, cause-and-effect relationships, and deepen vocabulary understanding.  To finish, they complete graphic organizers to record...
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Relationships Between Key Scientific Concepts: Planning What Causes Earthquakes

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewThat is ground shaking news! Scholars read Earthquake in multiple reads to determine the gist, identify cause and effect relationships, and understand vocabulary. Learners complete graphic organizers to describe what happens before and...
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Volcanoes Magma Rising

For Students 6th - 12th
Get ready for an explosive lesson! Learners read and interact with an online lesson describing the characteristics of volcanoes. They study specific historical volcanoes as well as the science of volcanic eruptions using animations and...