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A comprehensive list of federal, state, and international tsunami links and publications. Links are both internal and external and provide a wealth of information concerning tsunami causes, preparedness, prediction, effects, and more. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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This undergraduate level course examines the causes, effects, and options available to mitigate natural disasters, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, subsidence, flooding, severe weather, and meteorite impacts. A brief course description links to course lecture notes, homework exercises, and a list of other natural disaster information sites on the World Wide Web. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Course
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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This site contains photographs, video, and an online diary made by Dr. Jose Borrero of the University of Southern California Tsunami research group, who visited the Aceh province of Northern Sumatra, one of the areas hardest hit by the tsunami and earthquake, just days after the disaster occurred. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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This portal, published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), provides links to an extensive set of resources on tsunamis, both worldwide and in the United States. There are links to basic information, news articles, information on the Sumatran tsunami of December 26, 2004, and to a section on the role of NOAA in tsunami forecasting and preparedness. Other links access information ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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The purpose of this site is to provide access to teaching materials to respond to sudden hazard events, specifically the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, in the classroom as well as more generalized materials that will help educators teach about hazards either before or soon after such an event. Resource includes images, videos and visualizations, classroom activities as well as current informational ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Modeled dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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In this activity, students study seismograms from three different seismic stations that recorded the magnitude 9.0 Sumatra earthquake of December 26, 2004. By comparing the arrival times of the P and S waves on each seismogram, they can determine the distance from the epicenter to each station and accurately map its location. Using this information, they also calculate the position of the quake-generated ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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Since the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004, scientists have tried to retrace the path of the giant waves to learn how and why the water moved in unexpected directions, even turning corners and producing simultaneous wavefronts coming from different directions. This radio broadcast describes efforts to measure the strength, distance traveled inland, and height of the tsunami, as well as mapping ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Radio broadcast
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This Why Files article looks at tsunamis in the wake of the July 17, 1998 disaster in Papua New Guinea that killed over a thousand people. Topics covered are: the causes of tsunamis, tsunami movement across the ocean, the history of some killer tsunamis of the last few hundred years, and ways to reduce human vulnerability to tsunamis. Readers can download a movie about how investigators think the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Report
Subject: Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deals with natural hazards such as hurricanes, floods, national security matters, winter storms, etc. in a non-threatening scientifc and fun manner for children. The site includes animations, videos, games, quizzes and questions areas that address hazardous situations that children may face at any given time. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Atmospheric science, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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The Savage Earth website is the on-line companion to the PBS television series of the same name. This site tells the stories of several great natural disasters, particularly the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. that destroyed Pompeii and the 1994 earthquake in Kobe, Japan. It contains articles on the earth's crust and plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis. Each article features ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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