Japanese earthquake teaching resources / other stuff
by glennw on March 11, 2011
The earthquake just happened so this list is pretty short but the beauty of the web is that it will quickly get longer.
- Google’s Crisis Center has put up some sweet resources in a short amount of time. Real time stuff, news, maps. (Don’t forget the actual Google Real Time search function.)
- The Atlantic has also put together an amazing list of sites with constant updates.
- New York Times Learning Network teaching ideas and lesson plans.
- Larry Ferlazzo’s Best Sites for Learning About the Japanese Earthquake.
- The United States Geological Survey has a helpful page for understanding earthquakes.
- Washington Post’s The Answer Sheet has some nice basic info on earthquakes in general and Japan in particular.
- The United Nation’s Stop Disasters game has a great earthquake / tsunami simulation that helps kids understand how to protect coastlines.
- National Geographic has posted an article describing tsunami facts and info.
- The Web Reacts to the Quake from Yahoo News.
- Tsunami Pictures: Epic Waves, Earthquake Shock Japan