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Earthquakes

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Earthquakes - by StudyJams
From scholastic.com, produced by Scholastic
Earthquakes are caused by geologic movement in the earth's crust.  They occur in faults, or cracks, located on the earth's surface.  Learn more about earthquakes with this computer animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz is also includ... [more]
Found by begamatt in Earthquakes
May 21, 2011 at 06:55 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Preparedness Now, The Great California Shakeout
From YouTube, produced by Art Center College of Design
A film depiction of the results of an earthquake in the Southern California area. A real eye opener and a great way to get kids and parents attention. A good tool to get students thinking about how to survive with no water for weeks or even months. L... [more]
Found by freealan in Earthquakes
August 21, 2010 at 01:29 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Earthquakes: San Francisco
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
The prediction of earthquakes may be inexact, but it is vital, especially when large cities such as San Francisco or Los Angeles are threatened. The San Andreas Fault and two other lesser-known faults all have the potential to deliver a massive earth... [more]
February 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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1964 Alaska Earthquake
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
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]
April 9, 2012 at 09:50 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
The theory of plate tectonics has come a long way since Alfred Wegener first proposed his theory of continental drift. Geologists now have strong evidence to show not only that tectonic plates have moved and are continuing to move, but also to descri... [more]
May 14, 2012 at 11:31 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Earthquake Probabilities and Forecasting
From YouTube, produced by Julian Thomson
Scientist, Matt Gerstenberger, uses statistical models to forecast aftershock probabilities of earthquakes.  He explains his work and why it is important.  (05:28)
December 16, 2012 at 03:01 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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The Science of Earthquakes
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Over a million earthquakes occur every year, but most happen in remote areas and on the ocean floor. This 2:32 video explains what causes earthquakes and how energy is released. This video does a good job of explaining what causes the damage earthqua... [more]
Found by freealan in Earthquakes
April 14, 2011 at 09:51 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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EARTHQUAKE PREVENTION AND PREPAREDNESS IN CALIFORNIA
From YouTube, produced by Euroamerican News
Relates to all states, this short video goes over some of the preparations schools and individuals can take. Very general. Run time 02:36.
Found by freealan in Earthquakes
August 21, 2010 at 01:23 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Seismologists Find Large Earthquakes Can Trigger Smaller Ones
From sciencedaily.com
Seismologists found that L-waves, slow-moving seismic surface waves, from larger earthquakes can trigger smaller earthquakes as they travel through the ground. Different from aftershocks because they can happen farther away and hours or days later, t... [more]
Found by freealan in Earthquakes
April 15, 2011 at 11:17 PM
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