Science

  • Earthquake Tsunami The Impossible
    Boxing Day Tsunami
    Boxing Day Tsunami
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    This is the section of the film called The Impossible, where the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami hit a resort. I play just the clip of the tsunami. It does a really great job showing how tsunamis move. It...Read more
    Grades 6-8, High School
  • Video of 2010 Earthquake in Haiti
    Haiti Earthquake
    Haiti Earthquake
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    In this video of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake students will see some the of shaking that occurs. This is where I discuss P and S waves as well because you can actually see when the two wave hit. Also...Read more
    Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, High School
  • Earthquake Liquefaction
    Earthquake Liquefaction
    Earthquake Liquefaction
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    In this video students will get a great view as to what liquefaction is during an earthquake. This video comes from the 2011 earthquake in Japan. One of the cool things about this video is that you...Read more
    Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, High School
  • 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake
    Loma Prieta Earthquake
    Loma Prieta Earthquake
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    Students will be able to witness some video captured during the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake. I use this video as part of my Daily Dose of Destruction series when teaching about the destructive power...Read more
    Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, High School
  • Seismographs, Sesmometers, and...
    Understanding Seismograph video
    Understanding Seismograph video
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    In this video students will gain a better understanding of what seismographs, seismometers and seismograms are. As students study earthquakes they can use some of this information to understand how...Read more
    Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, High School
  • Footage from the 2011 Japanese...
    2011 Japan Earthquake
    2011 Japan Earthquake
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    In this video your earth science students will be able to witness a compilation of video from the 2011 Japan earthquake. In this video students will see that building can sway as the earth moves...Read more
    Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, High School
  • Volcano Eruption Type: Limnic in...
    Volcano Limnic Eruption
    Volcano Limnic Eruption
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    In this video students get to hear and see a really rare volcanic eruption. These are silent killers called limnic eruptions. Limnic eruptions occur when a gas bubble builds up and then gets released...Read more
    Grades 6-8, High School
  • Famous Volcanoes: Mt. Vesuvius and...
    City of Pompeii
    City of Pompeii
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    During my unit on volcanoes I have the students do some research on some famous volcanoes. Mt. Vesuvius is one. This video shows a quick tour of the city of Pompeii and discusses how they made casts...Read more
    Grades 6-8, High School
  • Pyroclastic Flow Caught on Tape
    Pyroclast Flow caught on tape
    Pyroclast Flow caught on tape
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    I show this video when discussing pyroclastic flows. This is a pyroclastic flow that killed a few people in Japan a couple of years ago. It is pretty impressive video as people try to protect...Read more
    Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, High School

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