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The Best Sites To Learn About The Earthquake In Italy

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We know earthquakes here in California, and the terrible tragedy in Italy today is a reminder to my students and me what could happen here.

I’m sure I’ll be adding to it, but here’s a quick, and short,  listing of The Best Sites To Learn About The Earthquake In Italy (and are accessible to English Language Learners):

CBBC Newsround has some very accessible text and images about the event.

Deadly Earthquake Rocks Italy is a slideshow from TIME Magazine.

The Associated Press has an online video report from the scene.

Deadly Earthquake Strikes Italy is a slideshow from The New York Times.

Earthquake In Italy is a slideshow from MSNBC, which also has an online video.

Reuters also has a video report titled Earthquake Hits Italy.

Here’s a useful interactive from CBS News on Understanding Earthquakes.

The Times Of London also has a slideshow on the Italy Earthquake.

Deadly Quake Hits Italy is a video from The Wall Street Journal.

Earthquake In Italy is a series of photos from The Sacramento Bee.

Here’s an excellent interactive explaining earthquakes.

Here’s an interactive map of the quake area from the British newspaper The Guardian.

Deadly Earthquake Shakes Italy is a video from The New York Times.

Italy Braces For Quake Recovery Efforts is a video from The Wall Street Journal.

The Wall Street Journal also has two more resources — an interactive map showing past Italian earthquakes and a video on the Search For Survivors.

Quake Rocks Italy is an interactive from The Associated Press.

An Italian Earthquake slideshow from The Financial Times.

The Search For Survivors is a series of photos from the Sacramento Bee.

Italy Earthquake: The Aftermath
is an audio slideshow from The Guardian.

Recovery Efforts Continue is a slideshow from The New York Times.

The Boston Globe’s Big Picture has a series of images from the earthquake site.

Surveying The Cultural Cost is a slideshow from The New York Times.

Mass Funeral In Italy is a slideshow from The New York Times.

You might also be interested in The Best Websites For Learning About Natural Disasters.

As always, feedback is welcome.  Feel free to offer additional suggestions for this list.

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Italy, The Aftermath is an audio slideshow from The Guardian.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

4 Comments

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  2. thanks for this post.
    thank you very much from Italy.

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