Make It Safe!
This is a worksheet you can print and distribute to students to help them track their
work on the Chapter Investigation.
Following are links to Internet resources for students to use while working on the
FEMA For Kids
Read about FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and what it does to help others in emergency situations. Learn how to prepare for different emergencies, watch the weather for upcoming disasters, and help others in your community by becoming a Disaster Action Kid!
Living With Our Faults
If you live in an area that could have an earthquake, check out this site for information about emergency supplies and first aid. Choose which supplies you need for your own shelter, and add a few of your own.
Project Impact: How Vulnerable Am I to Disaster?
The City of Seattle, Washington provides a checklist of emergency supplies. You can also learn how to act safely during and after an earthquake. Compare this list to your list. Yours may be different because you may expect different types of emergencies in your area.
Disaster Response Information
Provided by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, this Web site provides information on how to prepare for and deal with emergencies and disasters.
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