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This National Geographic offers entertaining Macromedia Flash Player enhanced tutorials about natural disasters. Students can make their own earthquake, discover why a volcano erupts, build a tropical cyclone, find out the characteristics of a tornado, and more. The website offers facts on historically large events as well as key information about earthquakes, volcanoes, tornados, and hurricanes. The simple glossary helps users understand the scientific terms presented throughout the modules. Educators and parents can find fun activities and lessons for all grade levels such as Twister Tracking and the Power of Fire.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Meteorology
  • Science > Physical Sciences
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Geography

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    Keywords:

    NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Science,Social Sciences,Science -- Physical sciences,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111120195125768T,Science -- Earth science,Social studies,Social studies -- Geography,Science -- Meteorology,Physics,Geoscience,NSDL

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    English

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