Surviving A Natural Disaster

Posted on June 20, 2008 in natural disasters by larryferlazzo

Please go to Survive Anything: Your Ultimate Guide To Disaster.

What are the three most interesting things you learned from that resource? Why was each one so interesting to you?

The World's Worst Natural Disasters

Posted on June 20, 2008 in natural disasters by larryferlazzo

Look at this slideshow on The World’s Worst Natural Disasters.

After you watch the slideshow, please write three questions in the comments section about things related to the disasters that you’d like to learn more about…

Create A Crossword Puzzle

Posted on June 20, 2008 in natural disasters by larryferlazzo

Create a crossword puzzle using information about Natural Disasters, and put the link in the comments section.

Try to use information from what we’ve learned in class or from the Natural Disasters section on Mr. Ferlazzo’s website.

Make a Natural Disaster Map

Posted on June 20, 2008 in natural disasters by larryferlazzo

Use Zee Maps, Quikmaps, Maptrot or UMapper to make a map of major natural disasters. Your map can show different kinds of disasters, or the same (such as an earthquake) that has happened in different places.

Please write several sentences, in your own words, about each disaster.

Zeemaps lets you insert an image into your description, but Quikmaps just lets your write text.

Put the link to your map in the comments section. You can make as many maps as you like.

Here’s a simple example of an Earthquake map:

Create A Natural Disaster Slideshow

Posted on June 20, 2008 in natural disasters by larryferlazzo

Please write a short report that goes with a slideshow you create about natural disasters. You can make a slideshow that is about a kind of natural disaster — avalanche, volcano, flood, earthquake, drought, etc — or one about a specific disaster — Katrina, the recent Chinese earthquake, the San Francisco earthquake, etc.

You can make as many slideshows as you want.

Use either Bookr. You can also go to Natural Disasters on Mr. Ferlazzo’s website to find information for your report. Please try to use your own words.

Copy and paste the link to your slideshows in the comments section.

How Would You Feel?

Posted on June 20, 2008 in natural disasters by larryferlazzo

This picture shows someone trying to rescue a victim of the 2008 earthquake in China.  If you were that victim, how do you think you would feel and why?  If you were the rescuer, how do you think you would feel and why?

 

 

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