Here are the newest additions to Part Two of my “The Best…” list on the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (you can see Part One here):
The Weekly Reader has free materials on the disaster.
Understanding Japan’s Nuclear Crisis is an interactive from The Associated Press.
Interactive: A Visual Guide Inside Japan’s Reactors is an interactive from NPR.
Another terrifying video of the tsunami hitting:
20 Ways to Teach About the Disaster in Japan Across the Curriculum comes from The New York Times Learning Network.
Land of Disaster is a slideshow from Foreign Policy.
Japan: New fears as the tragedy deepens comes from The Boston Globe.
Earthquake in Japan: A wave of destruction is a good interactive from The Washington Post.
1923 Kanto Earthquake: Echoes from Japan’s Past are images from The Atlantic.
The Wall Street Journal has several good new resources:
The Journal has a regular updated interactive called “Reactor Monitor.”
Here’s an “explainer” including animation, from CNN on the nuclear meltdowns:
The New York Times has an article on the 50 workers who have stayed behind at the nuclear plant to try to prevent a catastrophe.
The PBS News Hour has some good materials and lesson plans on the disaster.