- Eyewitness: Natural Disasters
Witness the amazing power of hurricanes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters through the real-life photographs and illustrations in Eyewitness: Natural Disasters. Read the full book online, or project it on a whiteboard to share amazing facts about natural disasters with your class.
Maps of Oklahoma and Surrounding Areas
Show your students where Oklahoma is located on one of these maps.
- Southwest: Printable outline map of Texas, Arizona, Oklahoma, and New Mexico
- What Are Plains and Plateaus?
Connect geography and Earth science with the matching activity and skill challenge in this printable. Students will use a map and reference materials to answer questions about plateaus, plains, and mountain ranges in the United States.
Teaching Disasters & Crises
- Investigate Activity: Making a Model Tornado
Students use a plastic bottle with a cap, salt, dishwashing detergent, glitter, and food coloring to create a model tornado. Students record descriptions and drawings of the model being swirled at different speeds. Materials list, lab hints and tips, safety notes, rubric, worksheets, and answer key are provided.
Wind—the movement of air around the Earth—can be as gentle as a light breeze or as strong as a deadly tornado. Learn key facts about what sets air moving, kinds of wind, and the Coriolis effect in this weather printable.
- The Storm in the Barn Teacher's Guide
Use The Storm in the Barn – a graphic novel by Matt Phelan – to teach students about the Dust Bowl and life in America during the 1930s. This teacher's guide includes historical information, book discussion questions, extension activities, and a note from the author.
- The Grapes of Wrath
Find questions, exercises, and assignments designed to guide students' reading of Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath while promoting discussion, research, and writing.
Other Natural Disasters