ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTERS CAUSED BY HUMANS:


FLINT WATER PROBLEM

http://www.freep.com/pages/interactives/flint-water-crisis-timeline/


http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lead-poisoning/basics/definition/con-20035487


http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/publications/default.htm

Trouble in FLint, MI

Undrinkable: The Water crisis in Flint

Here's How the Flint Water Problem Happened

Flint Water Crisis in 3 minutes

Lead found in Flint, MI Water

Hard to Swallow

Circle of Lies

Thousands of Children Poisoned


Homelessness in America

10 facts about homelessness
Family Homelessness Facts
National Family Homelessness Org
Facts on Homelessness
Video: Nearly 2.5 Million are Homeless
Video: CBS- 60 Minute- Homeless Kids
Hard Times Generation: Homeless Kids


OVERFISHING

Over-Fishing Our Oceans
Overfishing.org
Why is overfishing a problem?
National Geographic- overfishing
E-School Today- overfishing
Dept of Fishery- Canada
Video- Possible way to share your inofrmation
Video: Overfishing


GLOBAL WARMING

Nat. Geo.Global Warming 101
BBC- Global Warming
Duckster's Global Warming
Global Warming


PACIFIC GARBAGE DUMP

Plastic Trash
Great PacificOcean Garbage Patch
Ocean Trash Plaguing Our Sea
The Trash Vortex
Nat Geo- Clean up Pacific Garbage Patch
De-mystifying the Pacific Garbage Patch
Trash Islands
Could We Clean this Up?
Marine Debris


REFUGEES

15 Ways to help Refugees

International Refugee Committtee

TED- Refugees

Nat Geo- Refugees

A Writers Point of View



OIL SPILLS

BP Oil Spill

Oil Spill- Smithsonian Inst

Effect on People's Health

Gulf Oil Spills: Effect on Environment & Wildlife

Environmental Impacts of Oil Spills

Hard Article: How Do oil Spills Effect plants, animals & People?


Video: CBS News- BP Oil Spill after 4 years

Video: Toxic Spill Effect Human Life




RAINFOREST DEFORESTATION

Rainforest Deforestation Video

Rainforest Deforestation Facts

http://rainforest-alliance.org/about/wildlife?gclid=CPTJya7tlbYCFcqd4AodX3AAsw

Deforestation




ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

How Environmental Pollutiion affect Animals

National Geographic Education- pollution

Ecosystems and Pollution

Environmental Pollution Use side menu to navigate to the section you are interested in finding out more about


DISASTER RELEIF


Kids Global Network

EARTHQUAKES


USGS Earthquakes for Kids

Nat Geo-Earthquakes


Nat Geo Kids-Earthquakes


Earthquakes 101


FLOODS

Floods 101

Weather Encyclopedia- Flooding

How floods form- Nat. Geo

ESA for Kids- Floods

Flood Facts for Kids



LANDSLIDES

WeatherWizKids

CDC- Landslides

Kids Geo

Landslides 101

Causes of Landslides


HURRICANES

NEO K-12 videos


Nat Geo- Hurricanes


National Hurricane Center


How Hurricanes Work


Weather Watch Scholastic


Hurricane Facts


Kidstorm


TORNADOES

WeatherWizKids

NEO K-12 videos


Nat Geo- Tornadoes


Kidstorm


Tornado Facts


Weather Watch Scholastic


Storm Chasers

Tornadoes 101


ANIMAL RESCUE

Animal Issues


Top10 Places-


Resources:
Manatees
http://pbskids.org/dragonflytv/show/manatees.html
http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-manatees/
http://www.defenders.org/florida-manatee/basic-facts
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/news/wild-chronicles/florida-manatees-missions-video-wcvin


Lions
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/nature/10-cool-reasons-to-save-lions/
http://www.animalfactguide.com/animal-facts/lion/
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/lion/#ww-wild-cats-lion.jpg
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/videos/mission-animal-rescue/#mission_animal_rescue_wolves.mp4


Tigers
https://www.worldwildlife.org/species/sumatran-tiger
https://www.worldwildlife.org/species/bengal-tiger
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/books/mission-animal-rescue/


Polar Bears
https://www.worldwildlife.org/species/polar-bear
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/polar-bear/#polar-bear-cub-on-mom.jpg
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/videos/mission-animal-rescue/#mission_animal_rescue_wolves.mp4
http://www.defenders.org/polar-bear/fighting-arctic-drilling


Wolves
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/gray-wolf/#gray-wolf-closeup.jpg
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/videos/mission-animal-rescue/#mission_animal_rescue_wolves.mp4
http://www.defenders.org/gray-wolf/basic-facts


Snow Leopard
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/nature/snow-leopard-rescue/#snow-leopard-rescue-1.jpg
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/nature/mission-animal-rescue/
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/5-reasons-why-hub/5-reasons-snow-leopards/
https://www.worldwildlife.org/species/snow-leopard
http://www.defenders.org/snow-leopard/what-you-can-do

POACHING

6 Endangered being Hunted ALmost to extinction
Africa's Illegal Poaching


Elephants

Elephant Poaching
Effects of Poaching on Elephants
Poaching for Ivory
Race to Stop African Elephant Poachers

Polar Bears

Polar Bears- Alaska Wild
Polar Bears Status & Threat
Poaching Threatens Russian Polar Bears
Poaching Can wipe out Polar Bears within next 25 years

Sharks

Illegal Shark Poaching
Shark Finning
Sharks Turned Prey
Indonesia Struggles to Stop Shark Poaching

Videos

Video: Can Animal Poaching be stopped?
Video- Poaching
Video: Nat Geo- Poaching
My Students' video