Activities, Lesson Plans, and More
- Y—Young (PreK-3rd)
- M—Middle (4th-6th)
- O—Older (7th-12th)
- T—Teacher Resources
Emergency Preparedness (Funschooling Unit)
This unit is designed for maximum flexibility. Each study and activity is listed by academic subject area. Additionally, there are unit vocabulary words, projects, resources, etc.
OCHA - Environmental Emergencies
OCHA, a department of the UN Secretariat, operates through a network of field offices which support UN Humanitarian Coordinators and country teams. It also maintains regional support offices and Regional Disaster Response advisers in Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. Includes web information from countries outside the United States.
NASA Educational Resources - Hurricanes
Students learn the causes of hurricanes and how they are named and categorized. Designed for grades 5-8, students are encouraged to practice tracking hurricanes across the Atlantic Ocean.
Natural Disaster and Emergency Resources
Free resources from the Red Cross that teach students and their families about emergency preparedness. Information includes safety tips, how to prepare, what to do during the emergency, disaster plans, downloadable preparedness worksheets, and more.
Are You Ready? Free Publications
An in depth guide to citizen preparedness from Ready.gov
Extreme Weather Vocabulary Learning Printable
From Kids Discover
Natural Disasters (T)
National Geographic's collection of resources about natural disasters