Science Content:  This is a short video explaining how earthquakes occur and why they are important to the earth's sustained existence. It also shows actual footage of earthquakes occurring and the way that people respond.   Very informative in regards to how it happens  and what it looks like.

This is a short video explaining how earthquakes occur and why they are important to the earth's sustained existence. It also shows actual footage of earthquakes occurring and the way that people respond.

Want to experience an earthquake from the comfort of your computer lab? Then take your class on a virtual field trip! Students visit four websites focused on earthquakes. They watch a video, read important earthquake facts, chart the most recent earthquake activity in the US, and take an earthquake safety quiz.   As students "travel," they record important information on their graphic organizer. Great way to integration science and language arts objectives!

Earthquake Virtual Field Trip

The "Ring of Fire", also called the Circum-Pacific belt, is the zone of earthquakes surrounding the Pacific Ocean- about 90% of the world's earthquakes occur there. The next most seismic region (5-6% of earthquakes) is the Alpide belt (extends from Mediterranean region, eastward through Turkey, Iran, and northern India.From "This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics"

RING OF FIRE The "Ring of Fire", also called the Circum-Pacific belt, is the zone of earthquakes surrounding the Pacific Ocean.

This is really hilarious but a great way to teach people about tornadoes. I already knew this stuff but it was so funny that I had to keep watching :P

This is a fun filled lesson all about tornadoes for kids! See real tornadoes form from giant thunderstorms and learn everything you need to know about these .

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