Are you prepared for natural hazards near you?

In the Vancouver area the hazards most likely to be experienced include landslides and earthquakes. Around the world other communities must deal with volcanic eruptions, tsunami, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and perhaps even meteor impacts. Any of these may cause major property and economic damage as well as loss of life. On this page, explore the mechanisms behind these natural processes, and learn tips for becoming aware of, and prepared for, an unexpected natural disaster. Don’t forget to scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page to find fun learning activity worksheets, in which you’ll explore the each type of natural disaster through hands-on learning. 

Natural Disaster FAQ |

Natural Disaster Activities |

We’ve created a series of learning activities for you to explore more about natural disasters in your classroom or home. Click, download (& print) the worksheets below.

Landslide Activities:

  1. Landslide Types
  2. Shear Strength
  3. Changing Slopes