K-12 Flood Education Resources

Welcome! This site is dedicated to flood education for kids and we want to share it. The Association of State Floodplain Managers, through generous funding by the ASFPM Foundation, has collected a wide range of flood education materials from across the country. There are 4 ways to explore:

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  • Select the “View Topics” button below to explore by categories (e.g. Grades K-2)
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  • 4-H Soil & Water Science

    Date: 2016

    Author: Natalie Carroll

    Note: Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: The 4-H Soil and Water Science curriculum in digital format (PDF) is for youth who enjoy learning about science and two important natural resources: soil and water. Each level (3 levels) include activities related to floodplain management education.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Activities for Children: Clark County Regional Flood Control District

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Lessons on flash flooding, videos, and flood related games

    Keywords: Flash Flooding, Flooding


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  • Alaska Tsunami Education Program

    Date: 2010

    Author: Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: The Alaska Tsunami Education Program blends Alaska Native knowledge and science instruction. Hands-on, standard-aligned classroom lessons, interactive multimedia, and mapping projects for grades K through 12 give students an opportunity to learn the science of tsunamis in a culturally relevant context. The program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Keywords: Tsunami


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  • American Society for Engineering Education resources

    Author: eGFI

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Resources from the American Society for Engineering Education for classroom teachers. Includes lesson plans, class activities, outreach programs, and web resources. Searching for "flood" on the site returns results for coastal flooding and natural disaster resilience. Lessons are broken down by grade level, topic, and type of resource.

    Keywords: Coastal flooding, Flooding


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  • Be a Hero

    Date: 2013

    Author: Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5. 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: In "Be a Hero" Youth Emergency Preparedness Curriculum for High School (9th-12th grades), students will engage in discussions, multi-media research, surveys, and interviews to develop their own communication campaigns aimed at raising awareness and motivating others to be prepared for emergencies. Middle School (6th-8th grades), students will develop a graphic novel to show their understanding of emergency preparedness. They'll gain knowledge through research, games, simulations, discussions, debates, and other inquiry-driven activities. Upper Elementary School (3rd-5th grades), students will work individually and in teams to research emergencies that can impact communities locally and nationally, and apply creativity and literacy skills to demonstrate their understanding of emergency preparedness. Early Elementary School (1st-2nd grades), students will learn about emergencies and how to prepare for them. From fire safety to natural disasters, they will exercise their investigative, creative, and communication skills working both individually and collaboratively.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Boulder 2017 Flood Mural

    Date: 2017

    Author: City of Boulder

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Children's Literature on Floods and Natural Disasters

    Date: 1993

    Author: Lynn Blinn Pike, Ph. D.

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Collection of books on flooding organized by grade level. Created in 1993.

    Keywords: Flooding, Riverine flooding, Coastal flooding, Flash flooding, Stormwater, Urban flooding


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  • Discover Floods Educator's Guide

    Date: 2011

    Author: Project Wet Foundation

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: This valuable resource helps educators teach students about both the risks and benefits of flooding through a series of engaging, hands-on activities. Acknowledging the different roles that floods play in both natural and urban communities, the book helps young people gain a global understanding of this common--and sometimes dangerous--natural phenomena that affects hundred of millions of people around the world each year.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Earth Force

    Author: Earth Force

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Earth Force has developed a project-based learning approach that engages young people as active citizens who improve the environment and their communities. We deliver the program by providing middle school educators with the training and support they need to create an engaging, hands-on classroom that empowers students to solve environmental problems. Via Earth Force, over 25,000 young people per year design and implement projects that reflect issues they care about and their desire to address a local environmental issue, gaining hands-on experience by applying what they have learned in the classroom to real-world situations.

    Keywords: Stormwater, Flooding


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  • Education and Training

    Author: Comet MetEd

    Note: Grades: 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Collection of educational resources focused on science. Search the site for flood related topics.

    Keywords: Tsunami, Flash flooding, Urban flooding, Dam failure, Hurricane


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  • Educational Curricula and Materials - San Antonio River Authority

    Author: San Antonio River Authority

    Note: Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Curriculum and materials related to watersheds in general. There is some information about flooding, but the focus in on the whole watershed.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • eePRO Learning

    Author: North American Association fro Environmental Education

    Note: Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: The hub for environmental education professional development. Resources on a variety of topics that can be searched for flood related training.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Engineering project

    Date: 2014

    Author: Kevin Hart and Maryanne Rowe

    Note: Grades: 6-8

    Summary: The objective of the project is to determine if a small residential development is economically feasible to invest in and develop. The kids compare the construction costs against the revenues generated from selling the homes to see if it’s profitable or not. The project contains five (5) lesson plans over the entire school year that teaches the kids about zoning, construction, flooding, drainage, lakes, and other engineering-related topics. Each lesson plan takes 2 days to complete. On the first day, I’ll teach the kids the subject matter; and then on the second day, they work in class on the work sheets (which are graded by the teacher). The main focus for the infrastructure is on the drainage and lake, and how the drainage works, and the importance of the lake (flood protection and fill to raise the land). There are work sheets that the kids have to complete, and it’s all middle school algebra-level problems (area calculations, conversions, slopes, volume calculations, etc.). They also take a “final exam” at the end, which is part of their final grade.

    Keywords: Urban flooding


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  • Estuaries 101 Curriculum

    Author: National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR)

    Note: Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: The modules were developed in collaboration among eight (8) National Estuarine Research Reserves. Each module centers on research being conducted at one (or more) of these Reserves. The modules include Climate Change, Ecosystem Services, and Water Quality. Each module was designed for teachers that want to integrate hands-on interactive lessons into their classrooms. Overall the modules: 1) introduce students to the overall concept and it's underlying issues 2) provide students the opportunity to participate in hands-on relevant research and science, and 3) provide students opportunities to take part in civic-minded lessons that can be incorporated in their daily lives.

    Keywords: Water resources management


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  • Flood!

    Author: Discovery Education

    Note: Grades: 6-8

    Summary: Hands on lesson plan regarding new development and flooding. Students will be taught that different types of soil have different capacities for retaining rainwater, if the soil in an area will not hold enough rainwater, flooding problems will ensue, and soil can be tested for its water-retaining capacity.

    Keywords: Urban flooding, Stormwater, Flash flooding


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  • Flood!

    Date: 2008

    Author: NOVA

    Note: Grades: 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Video, lesson plan, and interactive resources for students relating to the 1993 flood of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

    Keywords: Riverine flooding


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  • Flood Education Activity

    Date: 2017

    Author: Morgen Ayers

    Note: Grades: 6-8

    Summary: The goal of the activity is to observe the quantity of water stored by the different basin types, (which are based on percentage of pervious materials), in order to emphasize the importance of the surfaces in mitigating floodwater.

    Keywords: Flash flooding


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  • Flood Education Resources - Fort Collins

    Author: City of Fort Collins Utilities

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8

    Summary: Summary of flood education programs available from Fort Collins, CO as well as flood related activities

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Flood Risk Reduction Education Resources

    Author: US Army Corps of Engineers

    Note: Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Flood activity book and lessons for a simulated water management model.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Flood Safety Poster Contest

    Date: 2017

    Author: Austin, TX Watershed Protection Department

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8

    Summary: A contest asking students to create posters illustrating "Save Yourself! Turn Around - Don't Drown." Flooding is Austin's top weather- related emergency and the number-one cause of weather related fatalities.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Flooding

    Author: Practical Action

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Ideas for lessons and activities together with supporting images, videos and web links suitable for a KS1 and 2 project on flooding. The videos contain powerful images of how the lives of some children in developing countries revolve around extreme weather conditions which can be caused by climate change. Topics include: "Preparing for Flooding"; "Reasons for Flooding"; "After a Flood"; and "Impact of Flooding".

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Floodplain Modeling

    Date: 2006

    Author: Teach Engineering

    Note: Grades: 6-8

    Summary: Students explore the impact of changing river volumes and different floodplain terrain in experimental trials with table top-sized riverbed models. The models are made using modeling clay in aluminum baking pans placed on a slight incline. Water added "upstream" at different flow rates and to different riverbed configurations simulates different potential flood conditions. Students study flood dynamics as they modify the riverbed with blockages or levees to simulate real-world scenarios. This engineering curriculum meets Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

    Keywords: Riverine flooding


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  • Floods by BrainPOP Educators

    Author: Brain Pop Educators

    Note: Grades: 3-5, 6-8

    Summary: What happens when dry land gets soaked with water? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby discuss one of the most common natural disasters: flooding. You’ll learn about the earth’s ability to soak up water like a sponge, and why it sometimes gets overwhelmed. Discover what geographic areas are most susceptible to flooding, and what people living in those places do to protect themselves. You’ll also learn about floodwater--what’s floating around in there that makes it such a toxic soup? Most of Hurricane Katrina’s destruction was caused by flooding after the storm had already passed. Find out how storm surges from hurricanes, tides, tsunamis, and earthquakes can lead to watery nightmare!

    Keywords: Natural disasters, Flooding, Hurricane, Storm surge, Tsunami


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  • Green Infrastructure Protective Services Animation

    Author: NOAA

    Note: Grades: 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: This simple video explains green infrastructure—what it is and how it protects communities from coastal storm impacts. The video also provides information about actions communities can take to reap the benefits from this nature-based storm protection technique.

    Keywords: Water resources management


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  • High Water Mark Initiative

    Author: Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Various activities were designed to target different grade levels and to complement math, science, and reasoning skills that are already being emphasized in each grade.

    Keywords: Extreme weather event


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  • Johnstown Flood Museum

    Author: Johnstown Area Heritage Association

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Website for the Johnstown Flood Museum. Contains information about the Johnstown flood and has information about school tours and museum educational materials

    Keywords: Dam failure, Flooding


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  • K-12 Curriculum: Great Lakes in My World

    Date: 2017

    Author: Alliance for the Great Lakes

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Our elementary/middle school curriculum covers lakes, sand dunes, wetlands, human communities, history and geology. The 480-page book includes 80 lesson plans, assessment rubrics, student journal pages, Creature Cards featuring 66 Great Lakes plants and animals, and a CD with additional resources. Our high school curriculum focuses on Great Lakes coastal habitats. The 169-page book includes 17 lesson plans, assessment rubrics, student journal pages, Creature Cards featuring 66 Great Lakes plants and animals, and a USB flash drive with additional resources.


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  • Learning Lab

    Author: Center for Green Schools

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: The Center for Green Schools at USGBC has K12 educational materials from several partner organizations (EcoRise, Nature Conservancy, NEED, etc.) hosted on our Learning Lab online curriculum platform. You can search by topic, and one of the topics is water.

    Keywords: Urban flooding


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  • Learning Resources - National Severe Storms Laboratory

    Author: National Severe Storms Laboratory

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Resources for educators and students focused on severe weather. Includes coloring sheets, trading cards, worksheets, and resources.

    Keywords: Tsunami, Hurricane, Flooding


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  • Lesson Plans - National Education Foundation

    Author: National Education Foundation

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Collection of lesson plans hosted by the National Education Association. Various authors. Browse by grade level, subject or keyword.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium

    Author: National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Website for the museum. The museum also offers outreach programs, camps, and school programs.

    Keywords: Riverine flooding


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  • NOVA Education

    Author: NOVA

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Teacher videos, interactive activities, lesson plans,and webinars related to many scientific areas including flooding.

    Keywords: Flooding, Riverine flooding, Coastal flooding, Stormwater, Levee failure/breach, Hurricane, Tsunami, Dam failure, Urban flooding


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  • OEM for Kids

    Author: Nashville Office of Emergency Management

    Note: Grades: 3-5, 6-8

    Summary: Webpage about disasters, designed for children. Some information about floods is available on the site as well as links to other sites.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Operation Water Festival

    Author: Keep it Clean Partnership

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Each year around 1,200 Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) 5th grade students attend a Water Festival held in Boulder. Operation Water Festival is a fun, hands-on way for students to discover how drinking water is treated, learn how to protect and conserve our water, experience the history, geology, geography and science of water, and encounter the diverse plants and animals that rely on water for survival. Festival activities include a student and teacher unit on flooding titled "Flood Forces".

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Precipitation Education

    Author: NASA

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Videos, interactive resources, articles, and lesson plans on precipitation. Browse by resource type and grade level.

    Keywords: Riverine flooding, Flash Flooding


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  • The Rescue League Academy: Sink or Swim!

    Author: Arlington, TX Stormwater Management Division

    Note: Grades: 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: The 40-page flood safety graphic novel reveals how the simple actions of residents, regardless of age, can help protect lives and property during a flood. Readers follow Bianca, Shawn, Sonny, Sam, and their families as they experience a major Texas flash flood. Bianca, the aspiring superhero undergoing her final test, helps a group of citizens during a flood. As she helps them make smart decisions and saves them from dangerous situations created by their ill-informed actions, citizens learn about what they should do before, during, and after a flood.

    Keywords: Riverine flooding, Flash flodding


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  • River Basin Balancer Game

    Author: US Army Corps of Engineers

    Note: Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: The River Basin Balancer Game offers insight into an inland waterway and a system of reservoirs, which are operated with a goal for serving each of the benefits, flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, recreation, fish and wildlife, and water quality, for which many USACE reservoirs were authorized and constructed. Users can take charge of river operations and experience the unique challenges presented when managing reservoir operations in a variety of weather conditions across a geographically diverse basin.

    Keywords: Riverine flooding


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  • Science 360 Video

    Author: National Science Foundation

    Note: Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Collection of videos on scientific topics, including flooding.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Stormtalkers Education Program - Stormwater Management

    Date: 2017

    Author: Arlington, TX Stormwater Management Division

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8

    Keywords: Stormwater


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  • A Student's guide to Global Climate Change

    Date: 2016

    Author: United States.

    Note: Grades: 3-6, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Interactive website with resources for teachers and students related to climate change.

    Keywords: Coastal flooding


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  • A Teachers Guide to Monmouth County's High Water Mark Initiative

    Author: New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium

    Note: Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: In an effort to make residents aware of flood risks and encourage them to take action to reduce risk, many of Monmouth County’s coastal communities are participating in the Monmouth County High Water Mark Initiative. Through this initiative the County and its partners have recently placed nearly 100 high water mark signs throughout 14 towns and 2 federal sites. These signs mark flood height locations from past severe storm events including Superstorm Sandy. This guide is intended to help you and your students understand the importance of signs and provide you with some classroom tools you can use to teach your students what to do before, during, and after major storms, why storm surge and floods happen, and what can be done to prevent or lessen storm impacts in the future.

    Keywords: Coastal flodding, Storm surge, Hurricane


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  • TeacherVision

    Author: TeacherVision

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: TeacherVision provides professionally curated teaching materials that integrate future-ready skills into existing curriculum. he site covers all subjects, can be searched by topic and grade level.

    Keywords: Tsunami, Riverine flodding, Extreme weather event


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  • Traveling Trunks Floodplain Management Learning Tool

    Author: Oklahoma Floodplain Managers Association, Inc.

    Note: Grades: 6-8

    Summary: In this program students will conduct an investigation to determine the locations of rivers and watershed areas on an island model of their own creation; design an investigation to test the effects of different substrates on water runoff; interpret data in order to analyze the impact of different substrates on water runoff, and relate that information to real-world events; analyze aerial maps in order to determine how land use has changed over time; create and justify the reasoning for a model community based on data regarding water runoff trends; and create a public service announcement. Includes classroom activity titled "Floods and Floodplains Management 'Water We Going to Do?'"

    Keywords: Riverine flooding, Flash flooding


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  • Tsunami

    Date: 2012

    Author: Discovery Education

    Note: Grades: 6-8

    Summary: A lesson to discover what a tsunami is, what the causes of tsunamis are, and learn why different tsunamis behave differently. The lesson uses a video and a hands on experiment.

    Keywords: Tsunami


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  • Tsunami Curriculum: Move to high ground K-6

    Author: Washington Military Department/ Emergency Management Division

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8

    Summary: PDF document with lesson plans, activities, and information broken down by grade level about tsunamis.

    Keywords: Tsunami


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  • Tsunami Curriculum: Move to high ground 7-12

    Author: Washington Military Department/Emergency Management Division

    Note: Grades: 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Curriculum, activities, and resources for tsunami education for grades 7-12

    Keywords: Tsunami


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  • Tsunami Smart Teacher Education Resource Kit

    Date: 2010

    Author: Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

    Note: Grades: 6-8

    Summary: The Tsunami Smart Teacher Education Resource Kit comprises four (4) tsunami lesson plans with clear objectives, an accompanying Tsunami Smart Student Workbook, inquiry– based activities, teaching charts, a slideshow presentation and other resources designed to support the teaching of tsunami science and safety in the classroom. The lesson plans and activities are aligned to current school curricula for students of lower secondary schools (~11‐14yrs) in the English‐speaking Caribbean.

    Keywords: Tsunami


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  • Tsunamis and Floods Activities

    Author: Various

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: You might have a hard time picturing these events happening around your neighborhood, but it is always good to be prepared in the case that you might encounter a tsunami or flood. Explore the Tsunami and Floods section of KidsAhead to learn more about tsunamis and floods and how you can protect yourself and others from these deadly natural disasters!

    Keywords: Tsunamis, Urban flooding


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  • Tsunamis- National Weather Service

    Date: 2010

    Author: National Weather Service

    Note: Grades: 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Information on Tsunamis along with review questions

    Keywords: Tsunami


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  • Tsunamis - NOAA

    Date: 2011

    Author: NOAA

    Note: Grades: 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Lessons, activities, and multimedia about Tsunamis.

    Keywords: Tsunami


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  • UCAR Center for Science Education

    Author: UCAR

    Note: Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: The UCAR Center for Science Education is comprised of staff with expertise in the atmospheric and related sciences and science education. We are passionate about the importance of our mission and strive for excellence in all aspects of our work. Major program areas include formal (K-12) education, informal education and school and public programs, education technology, and undergraduate education.

    Keywords: Flash flooding, Flooding


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  • Understanding Sea Level Using Real Data

    Author: NOAA Ocean Data Education Project

    Note: Grades: 6-8

    Summary: Scientists know that sea level is rising, and that we experience some of these impacts as more frequent and intense storm surge and coastal flooding events. Using data from NOAA’s satellites and coastal stations, you will do the analysis to see sea level changing. Explore our Sea Level activity and download our Teacher’s Guide.

    Keywords: Coastal flooding


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  • Understanding Storm Surge

    Author: New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium

    Note: Grades: 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: In this climate education module, students will gain an understanding of the term “storm surge” by exploring the meteorological principles that create storms and generate storm surges. Many basics of weather are discussed, including air pressure, air circulation, and the influence of the Coriolis effect on weather.

    Keywords: Storm surge


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  • USGS Education Resources for Teachers

    Author: U S Geological Survey (USGS)

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Education Resources for Teachers offers over over 130 years of USGS research in the natural sciences in the form of lesson plans and activities, maps, podcasts, online lectures, videos and animations, and much more. Browse ideas for using these resources in elementary, secondary, university, and informal education settings. Select grades "K-6" or "7-12" and select "Floods" from the Table of Contents under the Water topic.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • The USGS Water Science School

    Date: 2017

    Author: U S Geological Survey (USGS)

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2, 3-5, 6-8

    Summary: The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Science School offers information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge. Topics include: Water Basics, Water Cycle and Surface Water, which includes discussion and information about flooding. Includes resources for teachers.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Ward's Stormwater Floodplain Simulation System

    Author: Ward's Science

    Note: Grades: Kinder-2,3-5, 6-8

    Summary: This physical model system helps students understand the critical role that floodplains play in the life of a watershed and the impact of unplanned development and human activity in key areas through innovative hands-on simulations. Features include: Realistic Recreation with Student-Friendly Features; Kit Features Eight Activities; Detailed User's Guide Included; Large Acrylic Tank Included; and Students Work Together to Find Solutions to Floodplain Issues. Developed for education and outreach in cooperation with the Michigan Stormwater-Floodplain Association, this physical model is being used by state floodplain associations across the country.

    Keywords: Riverine flooding, Stormwater


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  • Warner Robins Water Pollution Demonstration (EnviroScape)

    Author: Keep Warner Robins Beautiful

    Note: Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: EnviroScape is an exciting, interactive educational tool that addresses point and non-point source water pollution. Everyone has a chance to learn (and play) from this one-of-a-kind demonstration project. The portable, three-dimensional EnviroScape uses rain (from a spray bottle) to show pollution coming from urban, rural and industrial areas. Rain carries soil (cocoa), fertilizer and pesticides (candy sprinkles), and oil (more cocoa) downhill to a lake, where the effects of the pollution become plainly visible. The watershed model then shows ways to help prevent non-point source pollution.

    Keywords: Stormwater


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  • Watershed Detectives

    Author: Austin, TX Watershed Protection Department

    Note: Grades: 6-8

    Summary: Watershed Detectives is an award-winning middle school program that offers a place-based curriculum called the Fish Kill Mystery, flood safety awareness activities, and field trip support to caves, creeks, and springs.

    Keywords: Flooding


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  • Where Does the Water Go? Hydrogeology Model Experiment

    Date: 2007

    Author: Jessica Gordon

    Note: Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

    Summary: Students will learn how groundcover influences surface runoff and groundwater recharge and how pollution travels through creeks, streams, and aquifers. Students will identify potential sources of pollution and learn what they can do as individuals to help keep their water clean. Lesson includes reference and additional resources.

    Keywords: Flooding


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