Asian Tsunami

Web Resources for Educators


[Latest News and Background Information]  [Classroom Lessons]

[The Science of Tsunamis]  [Social Studies Connections]


Latest News and Background Information

2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake

Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_Indian_Ocean_earthquake

After the Tsunami

CNN Special Report

http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2004/tsunami.disaster/

Asia’s Tsunami (Special Report)

Time for Kids

http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/specials/articles/0,6709,1013398,00.html


Classroom Lessons

After the Tsunami, Grades 5-12

Newsweek Education Program Teacher Guide

http://school.newsweek.com/tg/display_tg.php?tg_date=1105315200

Understanding Tsunamis – Earth Science Lesson Plan, Grades 6-8

Discovery School

http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/tsunami/


The Science of Tsunamis

Killer Wave! Tsunami

National Geographic for Kids

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/9610/kwave/index.html

The Next Wave: Science of Tsunamis

Discovery Channel

http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/tsunami/tsunami.html?through=campaign|%20tsunami|tvguide

Savage Earth: Waves of Destruction: Tsunamis

PBS

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/tsunami/

Tsunamis & Earthquakes

USGS

http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/


Social Studies Connections

South Asia Country Profiles

Wikipedia

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

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

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

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

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

Sri Lanka http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lanka

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

Tsunami Relief Service-Learning Projects

National Service Learning Partnership

http://www.service-learningpartnership.org/site/PageServer?pagename=TR_tsunami

Understanding Disasters and Humanitarian Response Curriculum and Activities

Center for International Disaster Information

http://www.cidi.org/incident/tsunami/

Compiled by Library Services, Instructional Services Branch, Santa Clara County Office of Eduction,  January 2005.