Natural Disasters

Natural History Museum - Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters – Natural History Museum

Find out about some of the forces of nature which cause the World’s biggest natural disasters. Includes earthquakes, floods, forest fires, hurricanes, tsunamis and volcanoes.

neok12 - natural disasters

Natural Disasters – neoK12

An American web site which has some videos and games about natural disasters. It’s online presentation tool allows children to put together a presentation using relevant images from Flickr and articles in Wikipedia.

There is additional more detailed information for volcanoes.


Volcanoes – Primary Homework Help (Woodlands resources)

Facts about volcanoes written for children by the author of Woodlands Web.

Natural Disasters Animations –

This website has animations explaining how hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunami or tidal waves, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes happen.


BBC Natural Disasters

Video clips about natural disasters from popular BBC television series such as Earth: Power of the Planet, 10 Things You Didn’t Know About, and Horizon. Additional information on the physical processes involved in these events can be found on their Surface and Interior page.