Earthquake in Indonesia, April 2012

Students & teacher in classroom  The April 2012 earthquake in Indonesia may have your students wondering why such natural disasters occur, how they may be affected by them, and what they can do to help. Use these resources to teach the history and geography of Indonesia, to explain earthquakes, and to discuss the resulting crises with your class. We have facts about the Asian country, visuals of faults and seismic waves, and worksheets and lessons about plate tectonics.

References

DK Resources

Quizzes

Maps of Asia and Surrounding Areas

Show your students where Indonesia is located on one of these maps.

Safety Preparation Materials

Teaching Disasters & Crises

Earthquake Worksheets (Gr. 2–5)

Earthquake Worksheets (Gr. 6–12)

Earthquake Lessons & Activities (Gr. 5–12)

Other Natural Disasters

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