GIS for Middle School Students

 

Natural Hazards

NaturalHazardsIn this tutorial (PDF format), you will discover how to find spatial data and information related to natural hazards – naturally occurring events: floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, droughts, forest fires, wind storms, blizzards, tsunamis.

Access Part 1: Introduction to GIS, GPS, and Remote Sensing

Access Part 2:  Floods, Droughts, Landslides, & Wildfires

Access Part 3: Tornadoes, Winter Storms, Tsunamis, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, & Hurricanes

 

 

NH_CoverIn this online interactive tutorial (.swf format), you will discover how to find spatial data and information related to natural hazards – naturally occurring events: floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, droughts, forest fires, wind storms, blizzards, tsunamis.

Access Part 1: Introduction to GIS, Remote Sensing, and GPS

Access Part 2: Floods, Droughts, Landslides, & Wildfires

Access Part 3: Tornadoes, Winter Storms, Tsunamis, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, & Hurricanes

 

Access Information for Teachers: Natural Hazards Lesson Plan

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Target Audience:  high school students and adults (well-read middle school students, too)

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Book Review by Kathy Lamb Kozenski

Target Audience:  middle school and high school students (well-read upper elementary students, too)

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