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Learning Exercise

Material: tsimple tsunami
Submitted by: Frank Scharf on Jun 30, 2005
Date Last Modified: Jun 30, 2005
Title: tsimple tsunami
Description: a simple explanation of the formation and speed of a tsunami
Audience: High School, Middle School
Text of Learning 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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