Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami, 2004

The BBC reports on the Indian Ocean tsunami that occurred in 2004 off the coast of Sumatra in Indonesia as a result of an earthquake. Footage of the waves and destruction around the area is shown. Maps delineate the quake's epicenter and surrounding areas. A brief, animated explanation of how tsunamis are formed is also presented. Use this resource in your earth science or world history class.

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6th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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