With yesterday’s terrible earthquake and tsunami in Japan, I thought I’d pull together a separate “The Best…” list explaining tsunamis.
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Here are my choices for The Best Sites To Learn About Tsunamis:
How Tsunamis Work From How Stuff Works
Here’s a free Brainpop movie on Tsunamis.
The Christian Science Monitor lists the five most devastating tsunamis.
Slate explains why is Crescent City, Calif. is so susceptible to tsunamis.
Tsunamis: World’s Most Devastating is a slideshow from LIFE.
What is a tsunami? comes from CNN.
Tsunami explained is an interactive from The BBC.
Woods Hole has an interactive.
The Destructive Power of Water is a useful New York Times article.
Go to the “Forces Of Nature” section of this Associated Press interactive.
Here’s a video from Channel One:
These next four resources would have to be modified to be made accessible to ELL’s:
California’s tsunami threat is from The Los Angeles Times
The Awesome Unpredictability of Tsunamis is from The Wall Street Journal.
Tsunamis: A Primer comes from The New York Review of Books
Here’s the TED-Ed lesson that goes with this next video:
Feedback is welcome.