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349 reviewed resources for tsunamis

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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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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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How Tsunamis Work

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
A flood of information about tsunamis can be learned by viewing this feature. How do they get started? How fast do they travel? How high can they rise? The answers to these questions, plus a little bit of history, are given for your...
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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 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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Tsunami

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the impact of tsunamis. For this tsunami lesson, students read clues and use critical thinking skills to determine why the HMS Chatham was diverted from Dubai in 2004. Students also research tsunamis and create...
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Understanding Tsunamis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the causes of tsunamis in oceans and fjords. They perform an experiment to discover how calving icebergs can create different wave patterns in the ocean and in a fjord. In addition, they draw a diagram to illustrate the...
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Tsunami Survival

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students can explain the causes of a tsunami and its effects.  In this tsunami lesson, students create a tsunami generator.  Students create waves with a metal plate. students create houses and find which designs last best in a tsunami. ...
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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
Students calculate the speed of tsunami using a mathematical formula. In this environmental science lesson, students explain why knowing its speed is important. They convert measurements from one unit to another.
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Tsunami!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
How does the depth of an ocean affect the speed of a tsunami's waves? Use Jell-o, graham crackers, and marshmallows to model the effects of an underwater earthquake and its resulting tsunami. The lesson includes hands-on activities,...
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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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Tsunamis Create Warning Centers

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Young scholars create a PowerPoint presentation on the development of tsunami warning centers. In this earth science lesson, students research about past tsunami events that led to the development of these warning centers. They recommend...
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Slinky Tsunamis

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explain tsunamis. In this oceanic lesson, students study the parts of an ocean wave and what type of wave creates a tsunamis. They will design a simulation of a tsunami using a slinky. Students will compare regular ocean waves...
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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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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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Hurricane, Tornado, Tsunami?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study the environment. In this natural disasters study lesson plan, students discover what the difference is between a tsunami, a hurricane, and a tornado. They read their text as a class and in small groups and then complete...
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Tsunami Simulation Experiment

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the importance of tsunami warning systems. They read and discuss an article, conduct an experiment in a wave tank, calculate wave velocities of tsunamis, and identify what happens to tsunamis as they approach a shoreline.
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Tsunami

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.
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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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Tsunami

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine what causes tsunamis and why they all behave differently.  In this tsunami activity students complete a group activity after viewing a video. 
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The Science of Tsunamis: Seeking Understanding in the Wake of Tragedy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use Internet research, articles, discussion and models to explore the dynamics of a tsunami. They focus on the 2004 Asian Tsunami and create posters illustrating their understanding of this phenomenon.
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Tsunami Mapping Taskforce

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the different technology used in mapping tsunami using an interactive website. In this earth science instructional activity, students compare the pros and cons of each method used. They create their own tsunami...
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Making Waves: A Study of Earthquakes and Tsunami

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine plate tectonics and the causative effect of earthquakes.  In 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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