This ten-part series explores the science of natural disasters to reveal the human and economic toll caused by catastrophic events. Learn about a variety of natural disasters, as well as the tools and resources that can reduce the loss of life, damage to infrastructure, and the environment.
Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:
Classroom Caption Contest!
►Win a book by creating a caption for this week's lesson
This week's lesson:
Web brews up a 'war' on Christmas►Download the lesson
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.►Archive of Geography quizzes
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
Daily Science Webcasts
What does it take to handle a four-story high balloon?
-- Nov 26, 2015
The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.