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Famous Earthquakes

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Ages: 10 - 18
Earthquakes - Did the Universal Event Really Happen?
From YouTube, produced by BBC
Seismologists examine a 'giant earthquake' in history and question whether it was an isolated event or a chain of events linked to one another.
July 3, 2009 at 06:55 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Science Behind Haiti's 2010 Earthquake
From YouTube, produced by Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera's meteorologist, Steff Gaulter, explains what made the Caribbean nation of Haiti so susceptible to such a devastating earthquake. There are also comments from Amy Vaughn of the United States Geological Survey. This video is suitable for up... [more]
January 16, 2010 at 02:32 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
From jpl.nasa.gov, produced by JPL
This three minute video gives insights into how the earthquake resulted in more scientific methods to study such events. Excellent graphics. Good for understanding this topic and the importance of being prepared. 02:59 run time
September 26, 2010 at 07:21 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
1964 Alaska Earthquake
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
In this video adapted from the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive, learn about the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964. Hear a first-person account of the event, watch an animation that illustrates the subduction of the Pacific plate under the North Amer... [more]
October 7, 2010 at 09:14 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Stanford Civil Engineering Professor on Haiti Earthquake
From YouTube, produced by Stanford Unversity
Anne Kiremidjian, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford, says that it could take Haiti ten years to recover from the earthquake that devastated the island nation in January, 2010. Kiremidjian compared the energy from the earthq... [more]
January 16, 2010 at 02:43 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Earthquake Country; Northridge Earthquake
From YouTube
There are other segments of this series on WatchKnow. This is the 'Earthquake Country' series which is suitable for middle school and high school students. Through live-action demonstrations and vivid animations, Dr. Pat Abbott explains how earthquak... [more]
January 16, 2010 at 02:03 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake - A Narrated Slideshow
From qwiki.com, produced by Qwiki
This is a brief, narrated slideshow about a well-known earthquake in U.S. history.
April 21, 2011 at 10:15 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Deadly Quakes: Last Building Standing
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
Join Ben Fogle as he visits the only skyscraper left standing after the Haitian Earthquake of 2010. (01:30)
October 17, 2012 at 07:39 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire April 18, 1906
From YouTube
Grainy, blurred vintage film--after all, it is more than a hundred years old--but one can still see the damage inflicted by the earthquake.This short documentary is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. The Californi... [more]
August 15, 2009 at 04:56 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Earthquakes 101
From nationalgeographic.com, produced by National Geographic
When the trembling stops, the disaster is only the beginning. (02:41)
September 21, 2015 at 06:42 PM
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