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An interactive map that allows both recent and historical global plate boundaries to be explored. Up to 5000 quakes can be selected using various criteria. Rotate and zoom through hypocenters using the 3D viewer.
Grade Level   5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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"Animation that helps figure out the magnitude of earthquakes. Students receive information on length, depth, and slip of different earthquakes. They can """"create"""" an earthquake and guess what magnitude it will be, then are given information and pictures of the correct answer. Requires Adobe...
Grade Level   5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Subduction-zone megathrust earthquakes, the most powerful earthquakes in the world, can produce tsunamis through a variety of structures that are missed by simple models. These include fault boundary rupture, deformation of overlying plate, splay faults and landslides. In this animation we explore...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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"This simplified animation illustrates both the subduction-zone processes that lead to a """"""""ghost forest"""""""" as well as the evidence that scientists collected to determine that the Pacific Northwest has had many great earthquakes and tsunamis in the past, and will again inthe future. This...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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A visualization of earthquake waves traveling both through Earth's interior and radiating outward on the surface.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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