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Books in our Library on Natural Disasters

Online Books

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Videos and Games from ABC Splash

Watch video clips and play games on natural disasters from ABC Splash.

DK Findout

Visit DK Findout for information and animations about the Earth and natural disasters.

Volcanoes

Australia has two active volcanoes. Find out where they are and all about our extinct volcanoes here.

Types of Volcanoes Click on the image to the left to open an interactive website from the BBC. You will need Flash enabled.

 

Click the volcano on the left to open a page with the latest volcanic eruption information.

 

National Geographic Videos

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Search World Book

Search for natural disasters in our online encyclopaedia.

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Library Webs

Find quality web sites here. Check out the following sections: 

  • Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Australia: Natural hazards > Australia: Natural disasters
  • Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Volcanoes
  • Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Earthquakes - Global
  • Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Earthquakes - Asia
  • Geography > Rural Australia > Australia: Natural disasters

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Fiction in our Library on Natural Disasters

TigTag

TigTag is a collection of Science video clips and associated activities on a range of topics for the primary school.

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For Teachers

DVDs

Title

Classification

Asian Tsunami

551.4637 ASI

Engineering disasters (Hurricane Katrina)

363.34 ENG

Go gas - Compressed natural gas:  New Orleans - One year on after Hurricane Katrina

070.43 ABC

Krakatoa revealed - 08/09/2008

551.21 KRA

Landslides

363.349 LAN

Mega Volcano

551.21 MEG

Megaflood

551.489 MEG

Natural disasters- senior

904.5 NAT

Preparing for and living with natural disasters

363.34 PRE

Ultimate disaster:  Volcano

551.2 ULT

Violent planet

363.34 VIO