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Learning Exercise: tsimple tsunami

Title:
tsimple tsunami
Material:
Description:
a simple explanation of the formation and speed of a tsunami

Info

Submitted by:
Frank Scharf
Date Last Modified:
June 30, 2005

Exercise

Give the students the speed and wavelength of a tsunami and have them calculate
the length of time it would take for it to travel in and back out to the waters
edge. Have them calculate the maximum height, and what they would have to do to
escape death.

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Audience

  • High School
  • Middle School