Need an organized approach to teaching extreme weather or natural disasters while integrating elementary Science and ELA? This unit is packed with resources such as non-fiction comprehension passages, rich vocabulary, art and a PowerPoint presentation which is perfect for elementary education classroom grade 1, grade 2 and grade 3.

Need an organized approach to teaching extreme weather or natural disasters while integrating elementary Science and ELA? This unit is packed with resources such as non-fiction comprehension passages, rich vocabulary, art and a PowerPoint presentation whi

Tsunamis, or gigantic waves, are one of the most destructive natural disasters. Discover how they’re formed, deep under the ocean surface.

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.

These vocabulary cards could be used in a center for a matching game or for a short descriptive response.

Disaster cards can be used for the Let's Explore Boardgame or for vocabulary development. Examples of major disasters with an explanation.

hurricane anchor along with Magic School Bus Goes Into A Hurricane

hurricane anchor along with Magic School Bus Goes Into A Hurricane also, activities for other natural disasters

Great infographic on record tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes.

Great infographic on record tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes. Have students create infographics for other topics!

STEM Challenge: Build an earthquake resistant house and then try it! Give it some vigorous shaking for 15 seconds! Will it stay upright?

STEM Earthquake Resistant Building Challenge

grade STEM Challenge: Build an earthquake resistant house and then try it! Give it some vigorous shaking for 15 seconds! Will it stay upright?

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.

Students could read informational reading passages to practice expository text reading/comprehension in reading and to discover how natural disasters impact people and where they settle.

Tornado Bottle Weather Science Experiment For Kids

Tornado Bottle Weather Science Activity for Kids

Make a tornado bottle to learn about how a tornado works for an easy weather science activity. Great for all ages, a tornado bottle uses simple supplies.

Tsunami, are dangerous natural disasters caused by large movements of rock in the ocean or by extra-terrestrial bodies. While these giant waves

Causes of Tsunami

Tsunami, are dangerous natural disasters caused by large movements of rock in the ocean or by extra-terrestrial bodies. While these giant waves

Avalanche Demonstration for kids - how to have a super fun natural disaster themed birthday party!

Avalanche Demonstration for kids - how to have a super fun natural disaster themed birthday party!

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

The Great Wave zentangle art lesson. Kids loved this lesson and was great outcome for all abilities. Indian ink used for sky... Vivid colors looked great. Linked with literacy..

The Great Wave zentangle art lesson. Indian ink used for sky. Vivid colours looked great. Tom Gates as he doodles. Also fitted well as natural disasters IDL.

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