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Wave That Shook the World

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Wave of the Future
This inquiry tackles the question of what it will take to be ready for the next major tsunami. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Ask the Expert
Have a science question about tsunamis? For a week starting on March 30, 2005, the day after the broadcast, tsunami expert Lori Dengler will answer selected e-mailed queries from viewers. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Anatomy of a Tsunami
Discover details of the December 26, 2004, tsunami-including its genesis, travel time, and wave heights-from its creation in deep water to its deadly impact with coasts around the Indian Ocean. (Flash plug-in required.) (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Once and Future Tsunamis
Explore key tsunamis dating from 3.5 billion years ago to a possible future event and discover what experts have learned and continue to learn from studying them. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Program Transcript
Complete narration for the TV program.

Teacher's Guide
Wave That Shook the World
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