Natural Disasters. Jill Brookes Saks Elementary Calhoun County Schools – Technology Integration Project 2005. Types of Natural Disasters. Tornadoes Hurricanes Earthquakes Volcanoes Floods Tsunamis Winter Storms Wildfires. Tornadoes. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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Calhoun County Schools – Technology Integration Project 2005
FEMA for Kids
National Geographic: Nature’s Fury
Scholastic Weather Watch
National Geographic: Tornado Chasers
National Weather Service: Tornado!
Tuscaloosa County: December 16, 2000
Massive severe storms occurring in the tropics
Winds greater than 75 MPH
Clouds & winds spin around the eye
Produce heavy rains, high winds, large waves, and spin-off tornadoes
NOAA: HurricanesTropical Twisters
National Geographic Kids – Hurricane!
Hurricane Preparedness for Kids
Hurricane Frederick - 1979
Hurricane Ivan 2005
Shaking caused by movements of plates in the earth’s crust
Occur along faults – borders between two plates
Occur most often along the Ring of Fire
National Geographic: Earthquakes
Exploratorium Faultline Project
USGS: Earthquakes for Kids
Weather Wiz Kids: Earthquakes
National Geographic Kids – Volcano!
Build a Volcano Activity
Volcano World Virtual Field Trips
Weather Wiz Kids: Volcano Safety
PBS: In Focus – Floods!
How TVA Stops Floods
Nova – Hot Science: The River’s Gift
Weather Wiz Kids – Rain and Floods
National Geographic Kids – Killer Wave!
Pacific Tsunami Museum – Student Corner
PBS – Savage Earth: Tsunamis
FEMA Hazards Fact Sheets: Tsunami
Indian Ocean Tsunami – December 26, 2005
National Weather Service: Winter Storms
Risk Watch: Severe Winter Storms
Scholastic – Winter Storms
CDC: Winter Storm Facts
Winter Storm Fact Sheet
Smokey Bear: Kids
National Geographic: Wildfires
Dialogue for Kids – Wildfire Facts
Risk Watch: Wildfires