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Science Research Links

Wildfires:

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/wildfires/

http://forestencyclopedia.net/p/p138

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wildfire

 

Hurricanes:

http://comingbackalive.com/hurricanes.html

http://www.hurricanescience.org/society/impacts/environmentalimpacts/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane

 

Earthquakes:

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/earthquake-profile/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthquake

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/?source=sitenav

 

Droughts:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drought

http://www4.nau.edu/direnet/

 

Volcanoes:

http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/how-do-volcanoes-affect-plants-and-animals/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volcano

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/effects-of-volcanoes.html

 

Tornadoes:

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/tornado-profile/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tornado

http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/primer/tornado/tor damage.html

 

Tsunamis:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsunami

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/tsunami-profile/

http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/teacher_resources/webfieldtrips/natural_disasters/

 

Floods:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flood

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/floods-profile/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Resources:

http://www.mbgnet.net/

 

http://www.mbgnet.net/bioplants/

 

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/

 

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/

 

http://ths.sps.lane.edu/biomes/index1.html

 

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/world_biomes.htm

 

http://animal.discovery.com/guides/mammals/habitat/map.html

Guide to trees of the United States:

www.treeremoval.com/us/guide-to-trees-of-the-united-states/

 

 

      www.mbgnet.net/sets/grasslnd/like.htm

      www.blueplanetbiomes.org/grasslands.htm

  http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-profile/

      http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0164-ecosystems.php

      http://www.neok12.com/Ecosystems.htm

      http://www.geography4kids.com/files/land_ecosystem.html  Geography4kids.com – lots of great information!

      http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/living_things/  BBC Bitesize website with lots of interactive activities (fun stuff!) for kids.

      http://www.ehow.com/list_6830789_list-ecosystems.html  Types of ecosystems (terrestrial, aquatic, and artificial) and links to more information on ecosystems.

      http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0164-ecosystems.php  KidsGeo.com – Geology for Kids website with AMAZING links along the left side to study ecosystems, biomes, chains, cycles, etc on our Earth!

      http://www.neok12.com/Ecosystems.htm  Neo K12 website with games and videos on ecosystems.

      http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/#  National Geographic – The articles are difficult for 4th graders, but the pictures are fantastic!  Try viewing and discussing with a parent.

 

      http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/index.html  Kids Do Ecology – World Biomes – Lots of great information, games, pictures, and class projects.