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Earthquakes


Earthquakes

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Item Number:
SM V6411
Price:
$39.95
Format:
DVD
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Length:
23 min.
Copyright:
2000
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
Schlessinger Media
Grade Level:
5 - 8
ISBN:
1417104341
UPC:
753201147530
Summary:
In Earthquakes, students discover how the underground movement of rocks, along with stresses on Earth's crust, produce surface-level tremors. Learn how scientists determine where the hypocenter and epicenter of a quake occur while exploring the destructive power of seismic waves. Investigate some of the most destructive earthquakes of the 20th century, and learn how seismologists predict where they will occur. A visit to the University of California at Berkeley showcases the use of a "shaker table" by engineers designing buildings, while a fun, hands-on investigation demonstrates how students can build a simple model of a seismograph and put it through a simulated earthquake. Part of the Earth Science in Action DVD Series. A teacher's guide is included and available online.

Only available in the US.


Series Name:
    Earth Science in Action



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