Sesame Street Hurricane Toolkit
Videos, printables and more to help explain natural disasters to young children.

Hurricane Lesson Plans from Thinkfinity

Eye of the Hurricane
For grades 3-5, National Geographic.

Teaching & Learning about Hurricanes
NYTimes Learning Network

Google Crisis Response: Hurricane Irene
Overlay maps with radar and cloud images.

General Resources

National Hurricane Center

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

Preparedness Information from the Massachusetts Division of Insurance

Hurricane Tracker,

Important phone numbers, websites, tips from the Boston Globe

Social Media

#MAIrene on Twitter

@MassEMA on Twitter
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Online

@NHC_Atlantic on Twitter
Providing analyses, forecasts, and warnings of hazardous tropical weather to protect lives and property.

@NSTAR_News on Twitter
News updates from the largest Massachusetts-based electric and gas company.

@wmeco on Twitter
WMECo delivers electricity to more than 200,000 customers in 59 towns in Western MA.

@nationalgridus on Twitter
News and updates from National Grid.

@Unitil on Twitter
We’re a local gas/electric company serving New England.