Monday, March 14, 2011

Earthquake, Tsunami in Japan On Minds of Students, Teachers

The earthquakes and tsunamis in Japan beginning Mar. 11 have been on everyone's minds lately. Here are some places where you can find more information.

Elementary Students
  • FEMA for Kids: Site from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that helps explain earthquakes and other natural disasters.
Middle School Students
  • Time for Kids: Time Magazine section just for students. Look for the latest news on the disaster.
  • CNN Student News: From CNN, a section with video reports for students. Look for the stories on the disaster.
  • Scholastic Kids Press Corps: News written by students like you, with reports on the disaster.
High School Students
  • Kyodo News is the major Japanese news service, similar to the Associated Press in the United States.
  • Asahi Shimbun is a major English language newspaper in Japan.
  • NHK TV is one of Japan's major television networks, which has a website in English.
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