Natural Disasters

Our teaching resources for natural disasters include worksheets, activities, and references on hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis. Teach your students the science behind these geological and meteorological events with the diverse resources below. You'll find projects, fact sheets, lessons, and more to keep your students engaged year-round! Discuss disaster plans and safety tips with your students to prepare them for emergencies and keep them safe during severe weather.

Whiteboard Compatible Mini-Lessons
Really want to engage your students and teach them important information about the Earth’s natural disasters? These whiteboard mini-lessons will do the trick. With this section’s comprehensive guides, interactive slideshows, and interesting activities, teaching your students these topics will be a breeze.
  • The Restless Air Mini-Lesson
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  • Printables
    Use these interactive experimental lesson plans to guide your students into taking their understanding of natural disasters to the next level! These are comprehensive guides that can be used as is or adapted to the needs of your classroom.
    Lesson Plans
    Use these interactive experimental lesson plans to guide your students into taking their understanding of natural disasters to the next level! These are comprehensive guides that can be used as is or adapted to the needs of your classroom.
    Use these comprehensive quizzes as a way of testing your students knowledge of the different natural disasters. These assessments can be used as is or adjusted to fit the needs of the students in your classroom.
    Whether you’re trying to build your curriculum library or are low on resources for a certain natural disaster you are planning on teaching, this section is for you. All assets here can be used as it or adapted to fit your individual teaching style.
    Resources on Floods
    Your students will learn the causes and effects this natural disaster through different informative activities, quizzes, and lesson plans. They will learn how to identify what attributes to a flood occurring, the dangerous aftermath, and how they can be prepared when faced with a flood on their own.
    Tsunami Resources
    This section has many different informative resources to teach your students about tsunamis, which is great if your classroom is comprised of many different learning styles and needs. From quick warm ups, to comprehensive lessons and discussion guides, the sky's the limit for the amount of activities or lessons that can be completed with this topic.
    Tornado Resources
    Use these resources to “bluster” through a comprehensive study of tornados. Whether you need reading comprehension activities, scientific experimentals, mathematics data recording and measurement, or a quiz to put it altogether, this section will help your students use future ready skills to investigate the inner workings of what is behind tornados development.
    Language Arts Activities on Natural Disasters
    Use these comprehensive guides and activities to help students connect to other individuals who have experienced natural disasters. These guides and resources can be used as they are or adapted to meet your individual teaching style or the needs of your classroom.
    Hurricane Resources
    Use these resources to teach your students about the different causes and effects of hurricanes. Each activity included in the section is printable and encourages students to review the essential components of a hurricane, while the guides help students reflect on how hurricanes could impact the areas that they hit. This section can also help your students prepare for future possible disasters. These resources can be used as is or can be adapted to meet the needs of your students.
    Resources on Volcanoes
    Having difficulty finding an activity for your content area about volcanoes? Look no further! Every subject area in this section has an activity that you can use with your students to help have a comprehensive cross curricular understanding about this natural disaster. Each resource can be used as is or modified to be geared toward the needs of your individual students.
    Earthquake Resources
    This section offers your students a place where their different learning styles can shine. As they learn about earthquakes, they interact with digital books, conduct research about the causes and effects of this natural disaster, complete artistic representations of the evolution of an earthquake, or just assess their understanding at the completion of the topic with a comprehensive quiz.
    Digital Books
    Use these digital books to provide your students with essential information about natural disasters while keeping their interest with interactive pictures. With the endless amount of books on this topic, you could use a digital book to cover each essential topic with your students.
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