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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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If one 10 year old girl could save a hundred lives during the 2004 tsunami, think about how many more lives could have been saved if the residents and tourists were more informed about tsunamis. NOAA has collected these educational resources on tsunamis for use in K-12 classrooms. These brochures, websites, hands-on activities, and visualizations can supplement an existing curricula. A tsunameter ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Geology, Natural hazards, 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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This resource discusses the relationship between earthquakes and tsunamis, and the connection between the shape of the ocean bottom and the height of the waves. The article is supported by an animation showing the origin and conclusion of a tsunami, a video interview with a tsunami survivor, and three photographs. There are two sidebars, called 'Catching a Tsunami in the Act' and 'Remembrance of Waves ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This portal provides access to a variety of materials about tsunamis. Resources include items on the mechansms of tsunami generation, survival and preparedness, hazards, tsunami graphics, and other information. There is also a link to a set of lesson plans on earthquakes and tsunamis from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The forecasting models displayed in this website are from NOAA Center for Tsunami Research featuring the Honshu, Japan tsunami. Forecast results, showing qualitative and quantitative information about the tsunami, including tsunami wave interaction with ocean floor bathymetric features, and neighboring coastlines are available for educators and students. Also included are interactive maps depicting ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Video, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Environmental science, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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The Plymouth Wave Lab is a series of movies of waves on a string intended for middle school students. The reference material at the site explains the relationship between the behavior of the string in the six examples and the behavior of a tsunami. The December 26, 2004 tsunami that was generated from the M9.0 Sumatra earthquake has raised public awareness worldwide of the disastrous consequences ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Geophysics, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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This portal provides access to products and publications of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP). Links are provided to fact sheets arranged by region in the U.S and by global and national areas. There are also links to general information such as bibliographies and publications on general geology, plate tectonics, and tsunamis. A section on information services ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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Five moderate-to-strong earthquakes struck California in June 2005. Could the cluster of quakes be a harbinger of the Big One? Another earthquake-prone area, New Madrid, near Memphis, Tennessee, has had more than its share of impressive quakes and strain is building along its fault lines. This radio broadcast discusses these two seismic zones, the new data based on years of GPS (Global Positioning ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Radio broadcast
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This site describes the research activities of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The activities include: borehole geophysics and rock mechanics, crustal deformation, earthquake information, earthquake geology and paleoseismology, hazards, seismology and earth structure, and strong motion seismology, site response, and ground motion. Other links include: ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Report
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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