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127 resources with the concept tsunamis

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Youth Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Go beyond the typical earthquake drill and prepare your learners to become proactive responders in the event of an emergency. From blackouts and droughts to thunderstorms and extreme cold, your class members will discover how disasters...
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Tsunami...Harbor Wave!

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners examine the tsunami of 2004. They look at what created the wave, the destruction it caused, and the needs of the survivors. Pupils utilize an interactive website that sheds further light on the causes of tsunamis and the types...
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Tsunami Propagation

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Could an earthquake in Japan cause flooding in Hawaii or even Chile? Real-time earthquake data from 2011 helped create a computer simulation for future tsunami warnings. Watching the anticipated areas of flooding and the actual tsunami...
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Making North America | The Cascadia Subduction Zone

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Scientists discovered a rain forest covered in sand and saltwater residue. This led to a collection of core samples and a rather intense prediction for the future of the American Pacific Northwest. Part of a larger series on the story of...
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Making Connections with Water Quality

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What's in your water? And, why is water quality so important? Enhance your class's level of water appreciation through a lesson that demonstrates the necessity of water quality. Environmental enthusiasts explore the EPA's Clean Water...
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ESS3B - Natural Hazards

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Planning and preparing for natural disasters is possible and necessary. A video lesson begins with a description of natural hazards in relation to natural disasters. Using specific examples, the instructor shares strategies for preparing...
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Ocean Waves

For Students 6th - 12th
Surf's up! What causes the constant motion of Earth's oceans? Scholars discover the origins and types of waves in part nine of a 13-installment series. The resource illustrates wave behavior, their destructive power, and current research...
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Why Does the Ocean have Waves?

For Students 4th Standards
Six short answer questions challenge scholars to show what they know after reading an informational text that examines waves—what they are, what causes them, and how different Earth factors affect their size and strength.   
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Afraid of the Water

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Learn about the reaction of one man in particular to the devastating tsunami of December 2004. Pupils read a one-page article about coming back after a disaster and respond to questions about the content of the reading and the structure...
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Conflict & Cooperation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Considering such conflicts as the Vietnam War and the war in Afghanistan, what motivates nations to cooperate? Your class members will analyze past and current international events in order to understand the types of conditions and...
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Natural Disasters: Unit Overview

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Here is the unit overview of a fifth and sixth grade science unit on natural disasters. Links to unit components are included. A list of objectives is also featured. All links are functional except those to the worksheets, so you may...
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Track a Tsunami

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students comprehend tsunamis, where they are likely to occur, and that underwater earthquakes cause them. They discuss what can be done to protect people form a tsunami, such as using computerized bupys, wave simulation machines,...
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Marine Biology - The Story of Waves

For Teachers 5th - 8th
When teaching about the movement of water in the ocean, this PowerPoint will be a terrific support. It covers how waves break and how they are generated. The causes of tides and tsunamis are also detailed. A couple of changes could make...
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Japanese Geography

For Teachers 7th - 9th
How much influence does geography play on Japanese lifestyle? By considering Japan's size, location, natural disasters, and agriculture, learners will be able to better understand how cultures can be shaped by their environment. 
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DVD: America's Tsunamis- Are We Next?

For Students 5th - 7th
Do you plan to get your scientists engaged in the power of nature with the documentary: America's Tsunami-- Are We Next? If so, this 37-question viewing guide will keep your scholars attentive as they record pertinent details such as,...
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Weather 2

For Students 3rd - 5th
Young meteorologists answer questions based on the types of weather they experience in the region they live. They also complete a word search to find weather-related terms.
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Tsunami Simulation Experiment

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils examine an article about tsunami warning systems and discuss why they are important. They conduct an experiment that shows how the velocity of a wave in water changes with the depth. 
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Tsunami Speed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers calculate the speed of tsunami using a mathematical formula. In this environmental science lesson plan, students explain why knowing its speed is important. They convert measurements from one unit to another.
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Writing Exercise: Early Japan III

For Students 6th - 10th
Combine subjects with a cross-curricular writing exercise. Although limited as an engaging or interactive activity, this Early Japan assignment has learners responding to 3 simple prompts, each of which can easily lead into deeper...
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How Tsunamis Form

For Students 6th - 9th
In this earth science worksheet, students read and study facts about tsunami and earthquakes to complete 8 short answer questions that follow.
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Fetch Me a Wave

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore waves and how they form.  In this wave lesson plan students prepare a written report on waves and tsunamis then discuss what they learned.
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Myths and Legends on Natural Disasters: Making Sense of Our World

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore different natural and manmade disasters through a webquest. In this earth science lesson, students explain their causes. They also discuss how disasters affect society. 
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Natural Disasters

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read the book "Tsunami!" and discuss natural disasters and how they can prepare. This lesson plan is much more than a study of tsunamis. The lesson plan is chock-full of ways to study the Japanese culture across the curriculum....
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Sliding Plates

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students analyze how plate boundaries shift. In this sliding plates activity, students examine models and identify actions at the plate boundaries. Students complete a worksheet to assess understanding.