Natural Disasters: Earthquakes and Tsunamis
In this natural disasters worksheet, students complete 5 different activities regarding natural disasters.
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Natural Disasters: From Destruction to Recovery
What are the major economic implications, both good and bad, of natural disasters? Discover the effect that natural disasters can have on labor market conditions, capital, household incomes, and opportunities for reconstruction in local...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Earthquake! The Human Impact
Young scholars explore the impact of natural disasters on communities. In this character education lesson, students examine poetry regarding an earthquake. Young scholars discuss how to rebuild communities in the wake of natural disasters.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Youth Emergency Preparedness
Go beyond the typical earthquake drill and prepare your learners to become proactive responders in the event of an emergency. From blackouts and droughts to thunderstorms and extreme cold, your class members will discover how disasters...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Why Do Buildings Fall in Earthquakes?
There are few natural phenomena as startling as an earthquake, and depending on the building you're in, these experiences can be downright terrifying. Follow along as this video explores the factors that determine how a building reacts...
5 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, 2011
The largest recorded earthquake in Japan in the last 140 years triggered a tsunami in 2011. Live footage of the event was captured and is shown in this clip. The extensive damage is evident as water floods cities. In a social studies or...
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History