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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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This site is the homepage of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) tsunami warning center for Alaska and the west coast of the United States. Users can access current current tsunami information through an interactive map that shows the latest events and information statements. Rolling over the map symbols provides the date and time, location, and preliminary magnitude of earthquakes. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Computer activity, Map, Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The sudden movement of the Pacific tectonic plate under the North American plate caused a massive earthquake and a tsunami in Japan in 2011. This resource provides interactive maps illustrating the shifting plates and rising water, the shaking magnitude and subsequent tsunami wave heights. Additional interactive maps reflecting aftershocks, infrastructure impact and radiation levels throughout the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Video, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This lesson introduces students to electromagnetic waves, the concept of photons, and the relation between photon wavelength and energy. This is tied to solar observations at various wavelengths using the many types of electromagnetic waves. Students will discover that electromagnetic waves are a linked oscillation of magnetic fields and electric currents, spreading through space. They will also discover ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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This text relates a scientific detective story through clues from both sides of the Pacific. In the year 1700, a mysterious tsunami flooded fields and washed away houses in Japan. It arrived without the warning that a nearby earthquake usually provides. Samurai, merchants, and villagers recorded the event, but nearly three centuries would pass before discoveries in North America revealed the tsunami's ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This website, based on the NOVA TV program 'The Wave that Shook the World', tells the story of the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean. Features include detailed animations showing how the earthquake generated the tsunami, how it travelled, and what happened when it collided with coastlines; an interactive map showing tsunamis from the past and potential threats in the future; a teachers' guide; and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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The South East Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing System (SEACOOS) is a new, regional research group developed to better understand what's happening in the coastal ocean waters stretching from Florida to North Carolina. The SEACOOS virtual classroom offers a variety of materials for learning about many aspects of waves including their effect on the natural and man-made world. A poster, lesson plans, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Presentation / Demo, Glossary
Subject: Physical oceanography
 
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This is a word search for basic earthquake terms. This site has multiple versions of the word search which can be viewed by refreshing the page, or hitting the restart button. The word search can be completed online or can be printed out. When completed online, the words are links to their definitions. The words used are magnitude, intensity, epicenter, waves, shaking, fault, strike, slip, thrust, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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Tsunamis are the result of processes that shape the Earth's surface: earthquakes, volcanic events, and landslides. People cannot control the dynamic forces that drive tectonic events; however, they can reduce the number of lives lost to tsunamis by using technology to assess hazards, develop warning systems, and educate the public. This report discusses what it will take to implement an effective ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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