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What 50 Years of Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions Look Like

News about earthquakes. Commentary and archival information about earthquakes from The New York Times.

Earthquake Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Earthquakes


Source for lots of earthquake info, activities, and animations, etc especially for kids


Savage Earth Online From the legendary fury of Mt. Vesuvius in the year 79 A.D. to the devastating convulsion of Kobe, Japan, in 1994, this four-part series -- narrated by actor Stacy Keach -- tells the stories of these great natural disasters, the scientists who struggle to understand and predict them, and the people whose lives are forever changed by their merciless force. .... Information about earthquakes, volcanoes, tsnaumis etc

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Earthquake WebQuest

This web quest provides students with information about earthquakes that is on the web.


Technology Makes Earthquake Warnings More Timely And Accessible - Tokyo residents are increasing turning to social media and special apps to help them stay up to date with any earthquake alerts and updates. [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]


Students in grades 3–5 may be interested in exploring some foundational information about earthquakes and tsunamis, changes in the Earth's surface brought about by fault activity, or interesting and unusual bits of information about earthquakes. They may also be interested in discovering more about Japan's physical and cultural geography or in learning how to protect people and property during a natural disaster.


The U.S. Geological Survey website provides students with information about earthquakes. They can learn about the latest quakes, watch animations, get ideas for science fairs or play earthquake-related puzzles and games.

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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!


Earthquake Science

Earthquake Science Worksheet