Hurricanes and Other Natural Disasters – General

http://scijinks.jpl.nasa.gov/hurricanes-and-storms (Hurricanes and storms)

http://www.ready.gov/natural-disasters (Natural disasters/winter weather)

http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/ (Severe weather 101)

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/resources/askjack/archives-weather-basics.htm (Weather basics -- USA Today)

http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/nws/monsters.html (Images)

http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/climate-weather/storms/storm-chaser.htm/printable (Storm chasers -- hurricanes and tornadoes)

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/safety.php (NOAA weather safety)

 

Hurricanes

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/kids/forces-of-nature-kids/hurricanes-101-kids/ (Very good video and background)

http://www.weather.com/newscenter/tropical/ (2012 hurricane season)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/5335362.stm (Humans causing stronger storms)

http://www.wxedge.com/articles/20131109was_sandy_a_hurricane (Was Sandy a hurricane for CT?)

http://www.theweatherchannelkids.com/weather-ed/weather-encyclopedia/hurricanes-and-tropical-systems/ (The Weather Channel Kids – Check out other links on left side in green)

http://www.miamisci.org/hurricane/index.html (Miami Science Museum)

http://whyfiles.org/2012/horrific-hurricanes/ (Sandy, including video)

http://www.fema.gov/hurricane-sandy (FEMA -- Hurricane Sandy)

http://www.fema.gov/news-release/2013/03/26/federal-disaster-assistance-connecticut-following-sandy-tops-one-quarter (Disaster relief for Connecticut)

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Hurricanes/ (NASA)

http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/natural-disasters/hurricane5.htm/printable (How hurricanes work)

http://www.statisticbrain.com/hurricane-statistics/ (Hurricane statistics)

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ (National Hurricane Center)

http://www.globio.org/glossopedia/article.aspx?art_id=40&art_nm=Hurricanes (General Hurricane information)

http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/hurricane-1.cfm (The Physics of Hurricanes)

http://www.factmonster.com/encyclopedia/weather/hurricane-damage-caused-hurricanes.html (Damage caused by hurricanes)

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/hurricane/2003-07-16-flying-hurricanes_x.htm (Flying into hurricanes)

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/weather/hurricane.html (Hurricane facts)

http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/hurricane/hurricane.html (National Earth Science Teachers’ Association)

 

Tornadoes

http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Video.aspx?VideoID=5032&CategoryID=771 (Very good video and background)

http://www.wxedge.com/articles/20130325tornadoes_in_connecticut_spc (Tornadoes in CT)

http://www.theweatherchannelkids.com/weather-ed/weather-encyclopedia/severe-thunderstorms/ (The Weather Channel Kids – Check out other links on left side in green)

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/weather/tornado.html (Tornado facts)

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/faq/tornado/ (NOAA)

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/faq/ (See FAQs on tornadoes)

http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/tornado (American Red Cross)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7426385.stm (Includes video)

http://whyfiles.org/2011/tornado-prediction/ (Predicting tornadoes)

http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/climate-weather/storms/tornado.htm/printable (How tornadoes work)

http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/tornado.html (National Earth Science Teachers’ Association)

 

Blizzards

http://www.ussartf.org/blizzards.htm (Overview)

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/winter_storms/index.htm (Winter storms)

http://wxedge.com/articles/20130214view_from_space_blizzard_2013 (View of 2013 blizzard from space)

http://www.wxedge.com/search/?cx=009126425597799515303%3Afl1aqvg-azi&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=blizzards+nemo&siteurl=www.wxedge.com%2F&ref=&sa=Search&siteurl=www.wxedge.com%2Farticles%2F20131109was_sandy_a_hurricane%2Fpage%2F1&ref=www.wxedge.com%2Farticles%2F20131109was_sandy_a_hurricane&ss=3474j1107642j18 (Blizzard of 2013 in CT)

http://atmo.tamu.edu/weather-and-climate/weather-whys/645-famous-blizzards (Famous blizzards)

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/emergencypreparedness/guides/winterstorms.html (Blizzard and safety information)

http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/blizzard.html (National Earth Science Teachers’ Association)

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/weather/stories/HAR-Unbelievable-Blizzard-2013-Photos-190519431.html (Blizzard of 2013 photos)

 

Thunderstorms

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/environment/environment-natural-disasters/landslides-and-more/lightning/ (Information and video on lightning)

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0875669.html (General information)

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/tstorms_intro.htm (NOAA -- more links on left of main page)

http://www.theweatherchannelkids.com/weather-ed/weather-encyclopedia/severe-thunderstorms/ (The Weather Channel Kids – Check out other links on left side in green)

http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/tstorm.html (National Earth Science Teachers’ Assoication)

 

Drought

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/environment/environment-natural-disasters/landslides-and-more/droughts/ (Information and video on droughts)

http://www.noaawatch.gov/themes/droughts.php (NOAA)

http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/ (Drought monitor)

http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/drought (American Red Cross -- Click on prepare tab also)

http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/qadroughts.html (USGS)

http://drought.unl.edu/DroughtforKids.aspx (National Drought Mitigation Center)

http://www.weather.com/news/drought-disaster-update-20120816 (Drought disaster 2012)

http://www.statisticbrain.com/drought-statistics/ (Drought statistics)

http://www.ct.gov/waterstatus/site/default.asp (Connecticut information)

 

Floods

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/environment/environment-natural-disasters/landslides-and-more/floods/ (Information and video on floods)

http://www.theweatherchannelkids.com/weather-ed/weather-encyclopedia/severe-thunderstorms/ (The Weather Channel Kids – Check out other links on left side in green)

http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/natural-disasters/flood.htm/printable (How Floods Work)

http://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/floodCleanup.html (Flood clean-up/safety)

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/ (Emergency readiness – CDC)

http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files/PDF/Research/GR/fact/e/Floods.pdf (Safety)

http://www.cslib.org/flood1955.htm (The CT Flood of 1955)

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/weather/stories/Flood_of_1955.html (Images Flood of 1955)

 

Tropical Storms (See Also Hurricane Information Above)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/14708351 (Images of Irene)

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/tropical+storm (Definition)

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/hurricane/resources/TropicalCyclones11.pdf (NOAA)

http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/storms/index.htm (University of North Carolina – several links to information on tropical storms)

 

Sinkholes

http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/the-science-of-sinkholes/ (Science of Sinkholes with video)

http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/natural-disasters/sinkhole.htm/printable (How Sinkholes Work)

http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/encyclopedia/sinkhole/?ar_a=1&ar_r=3 (National Geographic – with video)

http://curiosity.discovery.com/question/how-do-sinkholes-happen (Discovery)

http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/hydrology/sinkholes/ (Sinkholes in Florida)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21600410 (BBC)

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/06/100601-sinkhole-in-guatemala-2010-world-science/ (Sinkhole in Guatemala)

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