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Socials 9 - Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters

ON THE REFERENCE SHELVES 
General Encyclopedias: 

  • World Book , Britannica Encyclopedia , et al.

Specialized Science Encyclopedias: 

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Science (REF 503 GAL)
  • Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia (REF 503)

  
USE VSB LIBRARY to locate materials in our school library's collection. 

  • Choose "Subject Keyword" search.
  • Remember to write down the complete call number (# and letters) to locate items on the shelf.

 
Remember the Databases available through VSB LIBRARY

  • CIA World Fact Book - for demographic information (i.e. GDP, population, literacy rates, doctors per person, etc.)
  • EBSCO Host - for magazines and other resources

 
USEFUL WEBSITES
 

GENERAL SITES

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC NATURAL DISASTERS 
SCIENCE DAILY NATURAL DISASTERS NEWS 
NASA Earth Observatory
  
EARTHQUAKES
Earthquakes Canada 
Earthquakes Canada (Western Canada) 
Earthquakes - general information  
Volcano & Earthquake Resources on the World Wide Web
 
FLOODS
Flood Ready
Floods - Information and Facts from the Canada Red Cross
Canada Floodlist

 
HURRICANES
Hurricane Tracker
Hurricanes By Year
Preparing for Hurricanes
 
TORNADOES
Tornado Detection and Warnings
 
VOLCANOES
Cascades Volcano Observatory 
Volcano Live - BBC resource
 
Volcano & Earthquake Resources on the World Wide Web

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