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Japan Tsunami 2011

Houses are left damaged by landslides after an 8.9 magnitude strong earthquake struck on March 11 off the coast of northeastern Japan, on March 12, 2011 in Fukushima, Japan.

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Teaching about tsunamis is an important part of any earth science course. The causes of a tsunami, safety information, and history of tsunamis are typical topics covered in an earth science course. Listed below are some excellent resources for teaching tsunami curriculum. As a teacher myself, these resources are selected as some of the best.

Tsunami Lessons and Teaching Resources

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