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