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Other

Description:

This report contains true stories that illustrate how to survive (and how not to survive) a tsunami. It is meant for people who live, work, or play along coasts that tsunamis may strike. The stories are personal accounts selected from interviews with people who survived a Pacific Ocean tsunami generated by the magnitude 9.5 earthquake that occurred along the coast of Chile on May 22, 1960. Important points include the necessity to heed all warnings (official and natural), head for higher ground, expect many waves, and not to attempt to recover personal belongings.

Subjects:

  • Science > Oceanography
  • Science > Meteorology
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Education > 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:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Education,NSDL,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110503224737668T,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Vocational/Professional Development Education,Science -- Instructional issues,Higher Education,General Public,Science -- Earth science,Science -- Meteorology,Science -- Oceanography,Geoscience

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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