- Earthquakes for Kids
- From the USGS, this site offers student-ready resources including an image glossary with images for terms associated with earthquakes. Other useful resources include earthquake history, cool facts, and a clickable map of earthquake zones, including our own here in Philadelphia, called "Did You Feel It?"
- FEMA for Kids
- This site from the Federal Emergency Management Agency helps
to educate kids about natural disasters, explaining about
the different kinds and what types of disasters can occur in
the different regions of the country. It seeks to make
frightening situations less so, by empowers kids with
knowledge about important things to remember in an
emergency, including sections like "What You Might Feel in a
- Volcano World's Kid's Door
- The Kid's Door section of Volcano World offers stories and
legends, a kid's art gallery, class project ideas, games,
quizzes, and virtual field trips. If your school creates a
volcano website, they'll add it to their page.
- What's Shakin'?
- Walks visitors through an in-depth introduction to
earthquakes, divided into sections on what they are and why
they occur, history of seismographs, plate tectonics,
faults, seismic waves, and much more. Click on "next" at the
top of the page to move through the pages.