Tsunami activity student sheet december 26, 2004 on the islands of indonesia, sumatra, sri lanka, and along the coast of the indian ocean dawned with many people at the beach resorts in the region. Tsunami activity using corn syrup and sand tsunami activity using corn syrup and sand. Do you know how tsunamis are formed this worksheet shows the physics behind tsunami formation log in sign up activity how strong are a bird's bones.
Tsunamis & floods activities the science behind tsunamis: study the effect of water depth on wave velocity did you know that the intensity of a tsunami might depend on the properties of the ocean. Students will learn that earthquakes are the primary cause of tsunamis they will learn different ways coastal communities safeguard against the threat of a tsunami students will come to appreciate that safeguarding against tsunamis can be a complex issue that involves money, and many different. Two types of tectonic plate activity create earthquake and tsunami risk on lombok august 6, 2018 1048pm edt shallow but powerful earthquakes on lombok have resulted in around 100 deaths and. Volcanoes & earthquakes ) - - - - .
(select link to view or save a component, or download entire activity as a zip-compressed set) 1) how long before the wave hits calculating the speed of a tsunami wave. The buoy can send an alert if it detects possible tsunami-like activity tsunami (soo-nah-mee) is a japanese word meaning harbor wave approximately every 15 years a destructive, ocean-wide tsunami occurs. Compendium of tsunami education resources this compendium was developed as part of the national tsunami education and outreach plan of the national tsunami hazard mitigation program. Your official us government weather forecasts, warnings, meteorological products for forecasting the weather, tsunami hazards, and information about seismology.
The materials on this page are available to you or your organization to support your participation in tsunami preparedness activities and to promote awareness and preparedness. Seismic activity the size of a 40 magnitude earthquake was recorded as the tsunami hit. Portions based on a windows application earth alerts portions based on a graduate course project usc spatial nowcoast noaa - pacific tsunami warning center.
Sendai, japan tsunami animation activity teacher guide 11-2017 with tablepdf on march 11, 2011, a tsunami was generated by a 90 magnitude earthquake the earthquake was centered 130 km off the east coast of sendai, japan. Printable tsunami worksheets tsunamis are waves caused by earth quakes under the ocean floor many scientists theorize that hundreds of tsunamis occur on a daily basis. Pacific tsunami warning center (ptwc) - located on ford island on hawai`i's island of oahu, ptwc provides tsunami warnings for hawai`i and most countries in the. Tsunami activities: printouts, quizzes, and other activities plate tectonics plate tectonics theory explains the movement of the earth's plates and also explains the cause of earthquakes, volcanoes, oceanic trenches, mountain range formation, and many other geologic phenomenon. Free tsunami worksheets and even movie clips for students you can look through the different lesson ideas and activities and choose the best ones for your.
This is a tsunami activity that uses corn syrup and sand to replicate a tsunami it is an interesting and fun way for students to learn about tsunamis it can give students a better understanding on what happens during a tsunami. Our team of tsunami and earthquake experts just wrapped up a series of presentations on the coast from april 10 through april 13 focused on tsunami hazards, alert messages and getting residents at least two weeks ready. Natural disasters in indonesia being located on the pacific ring of fire (an area with a high degree of tectonic activity), indonesia has to cope with the constant risk of volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, floods and tsunamis.
However, when the tsunami approaches close to a shoreline, and the depth decreases to a few hundred meters, the speed slows down, (as per the above maths equation), to a few hundred km / hr as the tsunami waves slow down, they move closer together and rise in height. Was mauritius effected by this severe tsunami event that occurred several years ago jeff's response: hi, if you're referring to the massive sumatra. With crayola washable markers, students illustrate the five steps of how a tsunami is formed step 1 - an earthquake begins in the ocean floor step 2 - the ocean. Tsunami activities and printouts tsunami a tsunami (pronounced sue- nahm -ee) is a series of huge waves that can cause great devastation and loss of life when they strike a coast.