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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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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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How a Tsunami Forms

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This kid knows his stuff. A middle schooler explains the five-step process that occurs as a tsunami forms. He relates his tsunami research to the events that occurred in Japan in 2011. The question he poses can be discussed by you class....
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What Did You Do?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
English learners practice using the past tense by participating in a time description activity. They identify the differences between verbs when they are used to describe current events or past events. Learners answer questions using...
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Hope In Aceh

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Due to the tsunami in Aceh, 25,000 children were left as orphans. A native Aceh woman returned to her hometown to open an orphanage to help homeless children. She founded the Give Light Foundation, which is hoping to open a second...
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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, 2011

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The largest recorded earthquake in Japan in the last 140 years triggered a tsunami in 2011. Live footage of the event was captured and is shown in this clip. The extensive damage is evident as water floods cities. In a social studies or...
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Japan Nuclear Crisis, 2011

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The after-effects of Japan's 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear explosion are covered in this news report. The Associated Press shows people in shelters and the Prime Minister's building. People are more the focus of this...
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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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Natural Disasters Unit

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A 10-week unit plan about natural disasters has some strong structural ideas, and rubrics for several assessments are attached, but the procedural details are sparse. The unit covers volcano, tsunami, earthquake, and cyclone disasters....
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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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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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Tsunami Speed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners calculate the speed of tsunami using a mathematical formula. In this environmental science instructional activity, students explain why knowing its speed is important. They convert measurements from one unit to another.
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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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Buildings Have Lives, Too: Disasters and Their Effect on People

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners research natural disasters and their lasting effect on both people and the environment. In this environmental science lesson, students complete a group project on a natural disaster of their choosing. Learners examine multiple...
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Making Waves: A Study of Earthquakes and Tsunami

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners examine plate tectonics and the causative effect of earthquakes.  For this tectonics lesson students differentiate between the types of energy waves that cause earthquakes and tsunamis and how waves travel at different speeds. 
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Fetch Me a Wave

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore waves and how they form.  In this wave instructional activity students prepare a written report on waves and tsunamis then discuss what they learned.
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Modeling Natural Disaster with Mathematical Functions

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the functional relationship of different environmental phenomena. In this math lesson, 9th graders create models of various natural disasters. They use logarithmic and exponential functions to interpret...
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Myths and Legends on Natural Disasters: Making Sense of Our World

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners 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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For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore tsunami through various hands-on activities. In this earth science lesson, students explain how they are formed. They create tsunami and earthquake models in the lab to observe how they are generated.