Friday, March 18, 2011

Resources for Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

Resources gathered by Librarian Linda Straube:

Libguides regarding recent news and the Science related to events in Japan can be found here:

See also Lesson Plans and news from

Provided for parents and educators, these links (and their description) are taken directly from MindShift Blog -- add this blog to your reading list:

  • Tsunami Visualizations links to science sites about the Japanese earthquake, as well as photos and videos, interactive maps, and news stories [from Carleton College].
  • The British Red Cross pulled together an informative site about how to address the events with students, including the social and emotional effects of hearing about tragedies.
  • A collection of Tweets, posts, videos, and photos collected by one teacher using Storify.
  • Learning to Give is a website that offers classroom lessons about disaster relief organized by grade level.
AND more ideas on "Best Sites for Learning about the Japanese Earthquake & Tsunami" from Larry Ferlazzo - another blog to follow.

If you have some to add, post a comment.

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