80 Days That Changed the World You won't be able to stop clicking through these 'days that changed the world.' Time Magazine provides powerful pictures and just enough narrative to tell the story. These events are great examples of how the world can be changed in just one day starting in 1923 with the
NPR World Story of the Day This National Public Radio (NPR) World page allows users to listen to actual NPR stories and to read the text of others. The site provides an excellent opportunity for social studies teachers to teach current events and for language arts teachers to have their students
The goal is to answer the questions correctly so you can go on vacation with the little geography professor who is running the game.
Waves That Shook the World Tsunamis are a very deadly and very scary natural phenomenon. This site, from the producers of the PBS Nova series, focuses on the espcially deadly Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004. It explains the anatomy, as well as what is being done to prepare for future
Name: USGS Science for a Changing World Brief Description of the Site: This is the U.S. Geological Survey site," a federal source for science about the earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards, and the environment." There are links to sites about storms and hurricanes, natural disasters,