Great weather lesson on Hurricanes and other weather/climate topics.  This site has also has many great interactive activities and opportunities for students to use technology in the classroom for learning.

Great weather lesson on Hurricanes and other weather/climate topics. This site has also has many great interactive activities and opportunities for students to use technology in the classroom for learning.

Weather Wiz Kids website has lots of simple explanations, experiments, and lesson plans to teach kids about the weather!

Weather Wiz Kids website has lots of simple explanations, experiments, and lesson plans to teach kids about the weather!

BEST site for teaching kids about all kinds of weather!  (A real meteorologist has made this site complete with weather info, lesson plans, experiments, games, etc.)

BEST site for teaching kids about all kinds of weather! (A real meteorologist has made this site complete with weather info, lesson plans, experiments, games, etc.)

A set of 18 printable fact cards that give interesting facts about hurricanes. Each fact card has a key word heading, making this set a useful topic word bank as well! Fantastic for discussions and introducing hurricanes! Visit our TpT store for more information and for other classroom display resources by clicking on the provided links.

Hurricanes Fact Cards

A set of 18 printable fact cards that give interesting facts about hurricanes. Each fact card has a key word heading, making this set a useful topic word bank as well! Fantastic for discussions and introducing hurricanes! Visit our TpT store for more information and for other classroom display resources by clicking on the provided links.

Weather WizKids site....full of lessons, experiments etc. all about weather. Created by a meteorologist!

Weather WizKids site....full of lessons, experiments etc. all about weather. Created by a meteorologist!

This would be a great visual to help teach students about Hurricanes when we go over extreme weather on the Friday of the Unit. It also helps explain where they occur and why it is important to know about.

This would be a great visual to help teach students about Hurricanes when we go over extreme weather on the Friday of the Unit. It also helps explain where they occur and why it is important to know about.

These 6 nonfiction mini-passages have a paragraph of informational text and 4 multiple-choice comprehension questions on one page. The paragraph topics are different historical disasters, including the great Chicago fire, the San Francisco earthquake, the sinking of the Titanic, the explosion of the Hindenburg, the Boxing Day Tsunami, and Hurricane Katrina. Great way to integrate reading and social studies!

Disasters Short Reading Passages

These 6 nonfiction mini-passages have a paragraph of informational text and 4 multiple-choice comprehension questions on one page. The paragraph topics are different historical disasters, including the great Chicago fire, the San Francisco earthquake, the sinking of the Titanic, the explosion of the Hindenburg, the Boxing Day Tsunami, and Hurricane Katrina. Great way to integrate reading and social studies!

Let's learn about natural disasters!  This worksheet includes 21 pages with a large variety of activities and exercises about natural disasters. The materials have informative exercises about many different kinds of disasters such as landslides, tornadoes, tsunamis, hurricanes, epidemics and many others! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class.

Natural Disasters

Let's learn about natural disasters! This worksheet includes 21 pages with a large variety of activities and exercises about natural disasters. The materials have informative exercises about many different kinds of disasters such as landslides, tornadoes, tsunamis, hurricanes, epidemics and many others! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class.

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 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.

Let your students learn while having fun!  These interactive webquests provide excellent visuals, simulations, videos and nonfiction information about earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes and tornadoes!

Natural Disaster Webquests - Hurricanes, Tornadoes and Volcanoes

Let your students learn while having fun! These interactive webquests provide excellent visuals, simulations, videos and nonfiction information about earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes and tornadoes!

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