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Pathfinder natural disasters

  1. 1. Jamie ClaybrooksIDT 7064Dr. MimsJune 2013Natural DisastersPathfinderGrades 3-4
  2. 2. Become a Natural DisasterExpert• Choose a topic that interest youTornados EarthquakeTsunami AvalancheDrought FloodsHurricane Wildfire
  3. 3. Here is a list of subtopics you maywant to research.• What is it?• How do they happen?• Where do they happen?• Why are they dangerous?• What do they look like? (Create a labeleddiagram)• Possible damage? Statistics and/or examples offamous disasters- example- Katrina• Preventions• How do you prepare if given time?
  4. 4. This is a perfect starting point to get familiarwith your chosen topic! Go ahead and grabthe volume from the shelf, or get on thecomputer for the online encyclopedia.
  5. 5. This resource can be found in our library referencesection. Using the table of contents or index will helpguide you to cool facts, lists, and dates on naturaldisasters. You can also use the online option below.
  6. 6. • Visit this site to view a variety of natural disaster threat maps.You can also find atlases in our library reference section.•
  7. 7. Print/Books• Now that you know the basics from the encyclopedia, it istime to search our online school catalog for books on yourtopic!Make sure to spell the words correctly while searching!Keywords or phrases for searching: naturaldisasters, meteorology, severe weather, storms•
  8. 8. Dewey Decimal #’s to Browse• If you want to browse the shelves in ourschool library or the public library to find theinformation about WEATHER, look for thesenumbers:551.5 - Meteorology551.6 - Weather
  9. 9. Parts of the book that can assist youwhile searching for information• Table of Contents- Skim this section to searchfor topics and subtopics that you might use• Index- Use this if you know specificinformation that you need for your task.• Bold words, charts, and diagrams-don’t forgetto pay attention to these to help the audienceunderstand.
  10. 10. Internet SourcesNational Weather Service Book Online Go States Climate Atlas Disasters Threat Map Weather Channel Wiz Kids Weather for Kids
  11. 11. WebsitesYou must be careful to choose websitesthat have accurate and valid information.The internet has an enormous amount ofknowledge and can be exciting butoverwhelming.
  12. 12. Video clips and MoviesMeet Me at the Corner- Online video clip of an interview with a meteorologist – 4:44 min. video clip on natural disaster-4:14 Weather Storms- Online video clip showing origins, paths, and destructiveness ofstorms- 2:01- Geographic Video Clips on natural disasters - Educational Videos for k-12 on natural disasters-
  13. 13. • The Weather Channel -52• Nashville’s News 2 WKRN-• Channel 4 News Today WSMV-• News Channel 5- DWTVF
  14. 14. Interviews• Who are the experts that you could interviewto find out more information about yournatural disaster?• Various meteorologists in the specific region whereyour disaster occurs.• Victims from the states that have survived the stormsor natural disaster.*Calling, emailing, or interviewing in person are all acceptable
  15. 15. Bibliography• Fema. Ready- Prepare. Plan. Stay informed. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from•• Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. Mt. View Elementary Interactive online OAC. Retrieved November1, 2012 from• Meet me at the corner• Mt. View Online Catalog• National Geographic Video• NEOK-12• Mills, S. (2006). Using the Internet for active teaching and learning. NewJersey: Pearson Education, Inc.• Pebble Go. Extreme Weather. Retrieved November 2, 2012 from•• Sky Diary- Kidstorms. Retrieved on November 1, 2012 from• Top Ten Natural Disasters. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from• Weather Wizkids. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from•• Web Weather for Kids