EARTHQUAKES FOR KIDS

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards. Their webpage - Earthquakes for Kids - has lots of great information, activities, images, animations and facts about earthquakes for children. The site has the following topics available:

  • Latest Quakes
  • Learning Links & Earthquake Activities
  • Puzzles & Games
  • Today In Earthquake History
  • Science Fair Project Ideas
  • Animations
  • Become An Earthquake Scientist
  • Cool Earthquake Facts
  • Earthquake Pictures
  • Ask A Geologist
  • The Science of Earthquakes
  • Earthquake ABC

The reading element of many parts of this site makes it more suitable for KS2 children; however, teachers of KS1 children studying the topic may also find it useful.

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