• Disasters such as floods, fires, famines and cyclones can affect us both personally and on a national scale. These disasters are not selective in their choice of victims - TV news images of areas ravaged by one or the other of these disasters are unfortunately familiar sites.
• This book provides some insight into these types of weather related disasters by requiring students to seek knowledge and to evaluate their understandings throughout the range of activities.
• Also includes research activities about the background and impact that these disasters have had on people and places as well as the historical facts.
• Website addresses have been included to provide students with a starting point for further research.
Ideal for Ages 10+