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7th Grade Science: Catastrophic Events
 
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Southeast Asia tsunami – Sumatra/Andaman earthquake

a. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/01/0107_050107_tsunami_index.html

b. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6756306/

c. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/05/050527104756.htm

 

San Francisco earthquake

a. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/nca/1906/18april/index.php

b. http://www.sfmuseum.org/1906/06.html

c. http://www.consrv.ca.gov/CGS/geologic_hazards/earthquakes/Pages/SanFrancisco_1906.aspx

 

 Hurricane Katrina, 2005

a. http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2005/katrina/

b. http://www.katrina.noaa.gov/

c. http://www.nola.com/katrina/

 

Mount Saint Helens volcano

a. http://www.fs.fed.us/gpnf/mshnvm/

b. http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/Sthelens.html

c. http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/mountsthelens/rainierfacts.shtml

 

 Tangshan earthquake, China, 1976

a. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/world/events/1976_07_27.php

b. http://asianhistory.about.com/od/china/a/TangshanQuake.htm

c. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/world/events/1976_07_27_eib.php

 

Mount Vesuvius volcano, AD 79

a. http://geology.com/volcanoes/vesuvius/

b. http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/pompeii/p/MtVesuvius.htm

c. http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A28303968

 

 Tri-state tornado, 1925

a. http://www.crh.noaa.gov/pah/?n=1925tor

b. http://www.usatoday.com/weather/tri-state-tornado.htm

c. http://www.theweatherchannelkids.com/weather_ed/weather_
encyclopedia/tornadoes/historical_tornadoes/the_1925_tri-state_tornado/

 

Yellow River flood, China, 1887

a. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/flood/deluge.html

b. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1483621/Huang-He-floods

c. http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/feb2006/2006-02-20-02.asp

 

 Philippine mudslides, 2006

a. http://articles.latimes.com/2006/feb/20/world/fg-mudslide20

b. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/4722702.stm

c. http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Southern-Leyte,-Philippines-mudslide

 

The Black Death, bubonic plague, Europe, 1347

a. http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/human-diseases/plague-article.html

b. http://www.infoplease.com/cig/dangerous-diseases-epidemics/bubonic-plague.html

c. http://www.jacquelinevandongen.com/english/TBDeath_eng.html

 

The Great White Hurricane (blizzard), East Coast, USA, 1888

a. http://www.infoplease.com/spot/blizzard1.html

b. http://www.celebrateboston.com/disasters/blizzard-of-1888.htm

c. http://cr4.globalspec.com/blogentry/5221/The-Great-White-Hurricane-of-1888

 

Sendai earthquake and tsunami, Japan, 2011

a.  http://www.infoplease.com/science/weather/japan-tsunami-2011.html

b. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=fast-facts-japan

c. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/japan-earthquake.html

 

Haitian earthquake, 2010

a. http://www.newsweek.com/2010/01/12/thrust-faults-slip-faults-and-aftershocks.html

b. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/01/100113-haiti-earthquake-red-cross/

c. http://www.suite101.com/content/haiti-earthquake--one-year-later-a331342 

 

 

 Online Books @ Follett Shelf

 

To get to the online books, head to Follett Shelf. You will need the username and password that your teacher gave you in class.

 

Follett Shelf URL: https://wbb10166.follettshelf.com/quest/servlet/presentquestform.do?site=10166

 

 

 Creating a Good Presentation

 

 

Note: Information in your planner about creating citations is on Page 22 (the video says that it is on page 19).

 

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