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Savage Earth Animation: Earthquake!
This website, from the 1998 PBS "Savage Earth" series, shows seismic waves from an earthquake that took place in Bolivia in 1994. The animation illustrates the way the earth's surface, core/mantle boundary and inner/outer core boundary reflect and deflect P- and S-waves.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Structural geology
Technical requirements:
Flash player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1998 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. All rights reserved. The contents of these SAVAGE EARTH Web pages are copyrighted under United States and other copyright laws. You may not download, reproduce, transmit, display, distribute or make derivative works from the contents of the SAVAGE EARTH Web pages other than for personal use without the advance written permission of the copyright owner. Any unauthorized use of any of the contents of the SAVAGE EARTH Web pages may result in civil liability and criminal prosecution.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-675
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Barry Levine
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