Natural Disasters



Choose one of the following disasters:

Volcano: Earthquake: Hurricanes: Tsunami:

Mount St. Helens 1980 (US)

San Francisco 1906 (US) Katrina 2007 (US)

Indian Ocean 2004

Vesuvius 79 AD (Italy)

Sichuan Province 2008 (China)

  Krakatoa 1883 (Indonesia)
Mt. Pinatubo 1991 (Philippines) San Francisco 1989 (US)    


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Take a look at these encyclopedias to find information on the scientific principles behind your topic, and the specific event:

SIRS Discoverer

Encyclopedia Britannica


Use this graphic organizer to take notes. Remember to paraphrase!!

Use this rubric to see how you will be graded.

October 15, 2009


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