Unpredictable forces of nature like tornadoes and hurricanes can have a devastating impact on humans and our environment. Learn how natural disasters work and how science aims to better predict them.
Will earthquakes ever be predictable?
Are earthquakes predictable, or will we always be surprised when they occur? Learn about predicting earthquakes in this article. See more »
Top 5 Ways that Wildfires Start
The top 5 ways wildfires start are explained in this article from HowStuffWorks. Learn about the top 5 ways wildfires start. See more »
Volcanoes: Spewing Lava All Over the Countryside
This volcano image gallery shows the beauty and the danger of one of Earth's most studied features. Check out these volcano pictures. See more »
Name the Price: Natural Disasters
This natural disaster price quiz will test your knowledge of the cost of major natural disasters. Test yourself with this natural disaster price quiz. See more »
Can you really fight fire with fire?
How to fight fire with fire is explained in this article. Learn about fighting fire with fire. See more »
Fact or Fiction: Earthquakes
This earthquake quiz will test your knowledge of these destructive natural events. Test yourself with this earthquake quiz. See more »
Everyday Science: Flood Quiz
This flood quiz will test your knowledge of this destructive natural occurrence. Test yourself with this flood quiz. See more »
How to Survive an Earthquake
How to survive an earthquake is outlined in this article from HowStuffWorks. Find out how to survive an earthquake. See more »
How Sinkholes Work
Sinkholes are much more than holes in the ground. Learn how sinkholes can cause the Earth to swallow up you, your home and your car.
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What would happen if Mount Vesuvius erupted today?
Scientists predict that the next eruption of Mount Vesuvius will be violent. Find out what damage could be done if Mount Vesuvius erupts. See more »
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