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Earthquakes, seismology, emergency management, and natural disasters.
Grade Levels: 5-8; 9-12
National Science Content Standards:
D = Earth and Space Science
E = Science and Technology
F = Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
An earthquake devastates Los Angeles. In the film, data collected and other
occurrences observed seem to lead to the prediction of an earthquake. The
earthquake occurs and the story continues with the efforts of people to
survive after a major earthquake.
Earthquake scales and measurements. Instrumentation. Fault
activity. Realistic dangers from earthquakes, and their aftereffects.
At the motorcycle race track, the speeds that the cyclist uses are too slow
for the stunts. The apparent length of time the quake lasted was too long.
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