Earthquakes

July 23, 2011

Students will: consider different natural disasters look at events in Japan since the massive earthquake on March 11, 2011 read and discuss quotes from Japanese people and others about the disaster make cranes and create messages for the people of Japan

March 24, 2011

Students discuss their own experiences of helping others, then view and discuss a brief video about Japanese children who are working together to help their community in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami.

February 24, 2010

Marieke van Woerkom's activity helps younger students consider how Haitians are faring now that the news media has largely moved on.

January 19, 2010

Help your students learn about the earthquake and Haiti's history, and brainstorm about how they can help Haitians now and in the long run.

January 19, 2010

Students learn about the earthquake and Haiti's history, and brainstorm about how they can help Haitians now and in the long run.

May 21, 2008

The huge earthquake that ravaged China on May 12 buried thousands of schoolchildren. American students may have a special interest in acting to help young survivors in China.