K-12 Education

The following are K-12 resources to promote a ‘culture of mitigation through education’ within our classrooms.

The links below are dedicated to preparing children on what to do before, during and after a hurricane.

Kids Get A Plan – Florida Division of Emergency Management
http://www.kidsgetaplan.com/

FEMA for kids
http://www.ready.gov/kids

FEMA – Disaster Hero
http://www.disasterhero.com/

NOAA’s National Hurricane Center Preparedness
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/prepare/

NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/students/

Lightning Safety (NWS)
http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/

Rip Current Safety (NWS)
http://www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov/

2013 Florida Severe Weather Awareness Week
http://www.floridadisaster.org/swaw/

Education – American Meteorological Society
http://www.ametsoc.org/amsedu/

Education – National Weather Association
http://www.nwas.org/committees/ed_comm/index.php

Web Weather for Kids (UCAR)
http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/

PLAN!T NOW’s Young Meteorologist Program
http://www.youngmeteorologist.org/

Miami Science Museum Hurricane Education
http://www.miamisci.org/hurricane/

StormStruck: A Tale of Two Homes®
http://www.stormstruck.org/

Weather Dude
http://www.wxdude.com/

Weather Wiz Kids®
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/

StormZone
http://www.stormzone.us/

Ready South Florida for Kids
http://readysouthflorida.org/ready-sfl-kidz/

NOAA’s Hurricane Research Division – Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/tcfaq/tcfaqHED.html

Preparing for Extreme Weather (PDF)

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