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The Best Sites To Learn About The Christchurch Earthquake

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A devastating earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand several hours ago. I’m getting ready to head off to school, but thought I’d bring together a short list of resources now and add to them later.

Here are my choices for The Best Sites To Learn About The Christchurch Earthquake:

Deadly Quake Strikes Christchurch is a TIME Magazine slideshow.

New Zealand earthquake in pictures: Christchurch begins to pick up the pieces is a slideshow from The Telegraph.

New Zealand earthquake – in pictures is from The Guardian.

New Zealand city in ruins after quake kills 65 has many multimedia resources from CNN.

MSNBC has a video.

Here are a number of interactive before-and-after photos showing the damage.

Earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand is a slideshow from an Australian newspaper.

You might also be interested in The Best Sites For Learning About Earthquakes.

Earthquake In New Zealand is a series of photos from The Atlantic.

The Associated Press has an interactive on The New Zealand Earthquake.

The Denver Post has a series of photos.

The Big Picture also has a photo gallery.

Searching for Survivors After New Zealand Quake is a New York Times slideshow.

New Zealand Earthquake: Search, Rescue, and Repair is from The Atlantic.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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  1. Pingback: Learning About Earthquakes « Notes from Linda

  2. I have created a vocabulary of some of the words used in the media, and also written a short ESL news article (audio + transcript) for English learners.

    http://englishlanguagehelp.info/esl/christchurch-earthquake-vocabulary/

    http://englishlanguagehelp.info/esl/the-christchurch-earthquake/

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