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Tsunami and Earthquake Resources


Weather sites
Geography sites
Organizations accepting donations
For parents
Related links

Weather

NWS Education Resources

National Weather Service (elementary – high school)
Educator resources – includes glossaries and weather definitions.  

Weather Wiz Kids (elementary – middle school)
Includes up-to-date, child-appropriate, information about the Tsunamis and earthquakes in southern Asia and East Africa ; provides weather definitions and explanations.

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Geography

Background Notes (middle – high school)
Created by the U.S. Department of State, Background Notes include facts on the land, people, history, government, political conditions and economy of the countries of the world.  

National Geographic Map Machine (elementary – middle school)
View maps and find nearly any place on Earth, and view it by population, climate, and much more.  

United Nations Cyber School Bus – Country at a Glance (elementary)
Created by the United Nations; provides information about current events, economy, environment, health and technology of countries that are members of the United Nations.

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Organizations accepting donations

Red Cross  

UNICEF  

 

For parents – how to help your children cope with scary images and news reports

Sesame Street Workshop – tragic times, healing words
Advice for parents on helping kids cope with images they see on television.

 

Related links

SCLS Resources for Helping Children Deal with Tragedy page.

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