Natural disasters earthquakes

This resource contains five informational reading passages about natural disasters.  It was made for the NGSS 3-ESS3-1 and 4-ESS3-2 Earth and Human Activity Standards.  It covers the following natural disasters: Earthquakes Floods Hurricanes Tornadoes Volcanoes    The passages were written with third graders in mind, but the information is very interesting and complex and would be useful for upper grades as well.

Natural Disasters: Five Informational Reading Passages

This resource contains five informational reading passages about natural disasters. It was made for the NGSS and Earth and Human Activity

Help your students understand fast and slow changes of the earth through this hands-on science experiment where students explore earthquakes and different foundations.  Head to this blog post about this engaging idea!

Earthquake Simulation

Help your students understand fast and slow changes of the earth through this hands-on science experiment where students explore earthquakes and different foundations.

Your kids will never forget this lesson - yum!

This is a fun activity the teacher can use when talking about natural disasters (particularly earthquakes) and how they lead to the formation of landforms. This is a cool, engaging activity (involving food) that would be appropriate for students of many a

Track a Tsunami lesson plan. The student will understand how Tsunamis, or gigantic waves, are one of the most destructive natural disasters. They will portray how they’re formed, deep under the ocean surface. SS

Track a Tsunami lesson plan. The student will understand how Tsunamis, or gigantic waves, are one of the most destructive natural disasters. They will portray how they’re formed, deep under the ocean surface.

Natural Disaster Themed Unit Studies and Free Resources

Natural Disaster Themed Unit Studies and Free Resources. Contains a lot of helpful handouts and worksheets that are student friendly to teach them about several different types of natural disasters. Also, it mentions information about historical storms.

Ring of Fire Video at bottom of page. Also, hands on activity.

Natural Disasters lesson: Earthquakes

Natural Disasters. Lots of puzzles and activities. Worksheet

Natural Disasters

Let's learn about Natural Disasters! This worksheet includes 17 pages with a large variety of activities and exercises about natural disasters.

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