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Earthquake Damage Slide Show
This slide show presents examples of various types of damage caused by earthquakes. Photos include structural failures in bridges and buildings, landshifts, landslides, liquefaction, fires, tsunamis, and human impacts. Supplemental notes are provided to aid instructors about the photos presented on each slide.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Presentation / Demo
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-009-308
Related resources:
This resource is a version of 'Earthquake Damage Slide Show Powerpoint Version'
This resource requires 'Earthquake Damage Worksheet'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)
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