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All Posts Tagged With: "earthquakes"

Violent Hawaii: Deadly Tsunamis

In 1960, a giant quake struck near Chile. Six thousand miles away in Hawaii, officials began to broadcast warnings that the tsunami was due around midnight.

Aug 10th, 2010 | Comments

Stressed Out!: Video Segments: Can Animals Predict Disaster?

These clips from the NATURE episode "Can Animals Predict Disaster?" examine the tsunami of December 26, 2004, and theorize on how animals' greater sensitivity to seismic waves may have given them a lifesaving warning about the disaster.

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Stressed Out!: Lesson Overview

In this video-enhanced lesson, students will identify methods for detecting and locating earthquakes, utilizing excerpts from the NATURE episode "Can Animals Predict Disaster?" (Grades 9-12)

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

Can Animals Predict Disaster?: Video: Full Episode

Watch the full episode of Can Animals Predict Disaster? online now.

Jun 6th, 2008 | Comments

Can Animals Predict Disaster?: Additional Web and Print Resources




Jun 4th, 2008 | Comments

Can Animals Predict Disaster?: Tall Tales or True?

We've all heard them: the tales of dogs barking before the big earthquake hit; wildlife behaving strangely before the big hurricane; earthworms pouring out of the ground just before the big flood strikes. Tall tales ... or true?

Jun 3rd, 2008 | Comments

Can Animals Predict Disaster?: Introduction

In interviews with scientists and eyewitnesses, NATURE probes the evidence that some animals may have senses that allow them to predict impending natural disasters long before we can.

Jun 3rd, 2008 | Comments

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