Natural Disasters
The 2006 eruption of the Augustine Volcano, Alaska. Credit: USGS

Grade Level: 6 through high school

Science Content Standards: 7.3, 9.7

 

Description: This hands-on introduction to natural disasters is a great way for students to learn about the underlying geological and meteorological forces behind earthquakes, volcanoes, tornadoes and hurricanes. This program is split between our classroom and the exhibition galleries.