Children play the role of engineers as they build a model scene of a paper house on a play dough "coast" and inundate it with flood water to see if the house they made can withstand the rising tide.
A take-home that can be sent with patrons that wish to do STEM activities at home. These at-home activities cover similar topic areas as the associated activity and could be handed out at the conclusion of a program or left on a circulation desk for patrons to take home.
Animations of hurricane damage to a structure at different levels of intensity
The National Severe Storms Laboratory,"Severe Weather 101"
How Much Water is on Earth? Space Place in a Snap!
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[Suggest a book]
Earthquake!: The 1906 San Francisco Nightmare by Lynn Brunelle
A Project Guide to Earthquakes by Claire O'Neal
What Protects Us During Natural Disasters? by Lisa Owings
Can We Protect People From Natural Disasters? by Catherine Chambers
Earthquake Games by Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori
Hurricanes by Gail Gibbons
Avalanche and Landslie Alert! by Vanessa Walker
Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers
Engineered!: Engineering Design at Work
Engineer Academy, by Steve Martin and Nastia Sleptsova
Sharing Nature with Children by Joseph Cornell
Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv