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43 resources with the keyterm tsunamis

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Tsunami 101

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Tsunamis are one of the most terrifying natural disasters on Earth. This excellent video explains why tsunamis occur and has some scintillating footage of recent tsunamis - including the recent one in Japan and the one that occurred in...
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Publishing Natural Disaster Articles

For Teachers 5th
Wow, what a terrific instructional activity! After learning about natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides and tsunamis, pupils write an article and publish their work. This instructional activity is chock...
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Aleutian Legends

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore geography by completing a story illustration activity. Read a variety of stories told about storms in the Aleutian Islands, have scholars compare and contrast them, then create their own. Tip: They could compare and contrast...
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Speedy Tsunami

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners investigate earth science by completing a mapping activity. In this tsunami activity, students identify the location of most tsunamis, the height of the waves and how fast they approach land. Learners utilize Google Earth to...
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Tsunami Warning Systems

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners analyze weather patterns by viewing an educational video in class. In this tsunami lesson, students watch a film titled "Wave That Shook the World" and discuss the impact a tsunami or earthquake can have on land. Learners...
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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 is much more than a study of tsunamis. The lesson is chock-full of ways to study the Japanese culture across the curriculum. There are...
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Tsunamis Around The World

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students learn about tsunamis that have occurred in different parts of the world and locate recent tsunamis using longitude and latitude on a map. In this tsunami lesson plan, students read a report of a tsunami to the class.
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Subduction Zones and Tsunamis

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create a model of a subduction zones out of a paper template and explain how subduction zone earthquakes affect tsunamis. In this subduction zone lesson plan, students also label each part of the subduction zone on a worksheet.
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine what changes in Earth create a landslide. In this landslide lesson, students examine models of landslides and compare the models to real world landslides. Students participate in hands on activities and study charts...
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Wave Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students describe how wave behaves when it hits a barrier. In this earth science lesson, students act out these behavior in groups. They study a local map and identify barriers that may influence this behavior.
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Communications Technology, Earthquakes and Tsunamis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss how technology is used to communicate information regarding earthquakes and tsunamis by having students develop their own public safety announcement for hazard mitigation purposes. They will go through the scientific method to...
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The Environment Around Us

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the effects of nature. In this Science lesson, students use NOAA as a resource to research weather, king crab fishing, and changes in the global climate. Students reflect on the information they find.
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Breaking News English: Tsunamis

For Students 5th - 10th
In this tsunamis learning exercise, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write,...
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The Great Wave

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners investigate tsunamis and how they are caused.  For this natural disaster lesson, students discuss earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides and other causes of tsunamis.  Learners conduct an experiment in which they drop objects into...
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Tsunami Survival

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students can explain the causes of a tsunami and its effects.  In this tsunami instructional activity, students create a tsunami generator.  Students create waves with a metal plate. students create houses and find which designs last...
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Extreme Weather

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students examine different types of extreme weather and how to prepare for them. In this weather lesson plan students explore different types of extreme weather and create disaster preparation posters for different types of extreme weather.
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Natural Hazards-Are You Ready to Shake?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate what can be done to reduce vulnerability to communities threatened by earthquakes and tsunamis. In this natural hazards lesson plan, students explain the causes of earthquakes and tsunamis and define terms associated...
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Earthquakes, Tsunamis & Volcanoes (Online Interactive)

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this earth science worksheet, students learn about earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes by reading a 3 paragraph text. Students answer 9 fill in the blank questions. This is an online interactive worksheet.
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For Students 5th - 6th
After reading an article on earthquakes and tsunamis, students answer a series of multiple choice questions about what they have learned. All answers can be found within the article, making this a good way to prepare for reading...
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Wave Power

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students take a close examine the nature of tsunamis. They discover more about how waves behave, in general, depending upon their type and circumstances. They see that transfer of energy can happen through the movement of waves through...
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It Comes In Waves

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the behavior and different origins of tsunami waves, and they then research and chart the path of certain tsunamis from recent history using the Internet, maps and firsthand accounts.
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Island Mobile

For Teachers K - 4th
Students analyze earth science by completing an educational worksheet in class. In this island geography lesson plan, students identify the different types of islands on Earth, how they are formed and the amount of islands found in...
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An Island Story; Tectonic Activity

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students observe world geography by analyzing a media clip. In this earth's layers lesson plan, students identify the impact tectonic shifts have on land and how earthquakes and tsunamis can be the result of tectonic activity. Students...
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Geologic Oral Traditions

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read oral traditions from the Aleutians about tsunamis, volcanoes, and earthquakes. In this oral traditions lesson plan, students also answer multiple choice and short answer questions.