Literature: "Life As We Knew It" by Susan Beth Pfeffer
These resources are for use with the novel “Life As We Knew It” by Susan Beth Pfeffer. There are several study guides, activity ideas, vocabulary lists, and a quiz. Included are several related eThemes resources on survival, the moon, asteroids, and more.
These sites are about survival during natural disasters and in other dangerous situations. Find out which books for teenagers deal with a survival theme. There are links to eTheme resources on other survival literature and natural disasters.
Learn about the Moon. Find out about its geological and chemical structure. Includes the Moon's phases, theories of formation, and sidereal and Synodic periods of rotation. Learn about the Apollo missions from earth to the Moon. Includes images of the Moon, simulations, and videos. eThemes Resources on the earth's moon, phases of the moon, eclipses, planets, rotation and revolution are also included.
Learn about bodies in the asteroid belt and the Kuiper belt. Learn about the history of their discoveries, their composition, and orbits. Find out what materials can be mined in the future on asteroids' surfaces. These sites contain photographs, diagrams, coloring pages, a movie, and worksheet.
These sites have information about tsunamis and what causes them. See photographs, animations, and videos that show their destructive power when they reach land. Includes coloring sheets to print out, quizzes, puzzles, simulation models, and an online picture book. There is also a link to an eThemes Resource on earthquakes.
These sites have information and facts about volcanoes. Also learn about volcanoes throughout history and how to construct volcano models. Many sites are interactive and include video clips or live Webcams.