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Savage Earth Animations- Tsunami Attack
This animation illustrates how tsunamis can be caused by underwater earthquakes, which are frequently located at subduction zones where oceanic plates are slipping under continental plates.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Structural geology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1995-2004, Public Broadcasting Service. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-997
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: Public Broadcasting Service, The Savage Earth