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Other

Description:

Students build a tabletop village and visualize the relative height and impacts of a tsunami. Students discuss: how high the tsunami wave would reach; effects it would have on structures and people; what could be done to prepare. Includes: brief definition of tsunami, causes and need for early warning; suggested writing and reading extensions. Appropriate for early elementary.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

tsunami warning,Oceanography,NSDL,natural hazard,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Natural hazards,Space Science,NSDL_SetSpec_2667291,Astronomy,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061130104131350T,model building,Climate,Science,tsunami impacts,Chemistry,Physics,visualization activity,tsunami,Elementary School,Physical oceanography,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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