|Savage Earth: The Restless Planet - Earthquakes|
This article, entitled Earth: All Stressed Out, dicusses the reasons for crustal movement, the different types of faults and seismic waves, and an explanation of how the damage is caused. The article includes several animations that support the explanations, plus a video taken during a destructive California earthquake. There are also three sidebars that support the article. They are Learning from Earthquakes, Quake Prediction, and Build Smart. A companion animation illustrates how earthquake waves travel around and through the Earth.
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Videos require Flash or QuickTime viewing software.
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Copyright 2004 Educational Broadcasting Corperation. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-006-088
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