In the News: Tsunamis

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake set off a deadly tsunami that washed over the Indonesian island of Java today, leveling buildings and strewing debris. (See article.)

In December 2004, a British schoolgirl’s geography lessons helped save her family from the tsunami that killed more than 200,000 people. (See article.) Want to know more yourself? Here are some sites that explain the how, why, and where of tsunamis.

  • What Causes Tsunamis?

  • Tsunami Animations, Images

  • Waves of Destruction

  • Tsunamis: Facts About Killer Waves

  • Tsunami! (For Kids)

  • One response to “In the News: Tsunamis

    1. I think that ya’ll should have national geographic shows, and a history site because lots of kids doesnt even know what the Alamo is, lots of kids dont even know who one ex-presidient is much less who has the stand (terms) now.


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