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NASASciFiles - The Case of the Shaky Quake

NASA Sci Files video containing the following eleven segments. NASA Sci Files segment exploring the different types of waves that earthquakes create. NASA Sci Files segment exploring faults and how they contribute to eartquakes. NASA Sci Files segment explaining what fossils are and how plate tectonics work. NASA Sci Files segment explaining the Global Positions System and how it monitors and measures crustal movement. NASA Sci Files segment exploring the many layers of the earth and how these relate to earthquakes.NASA Sci Files segment explaining how scientists measure the power of earthquakes by using the Richter Scale and the Moment Magnitude Scale. NASA Sci Files segment explaining what meteors, meteoroids, and meteorites are and the differences in these. NASA Sci Files segment explaining the basic facts about earthquakes including frequency, intensity, and location. NASA Sci Files segment exploring how seismographs work and what they do. NASA Sci Files segment explaining the study of seismology and how seismologists study eartquakes. NASA Sci Files segment involving students in an activity that studies how to locate an earthquake's epicenter by using triangulation.                                              
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Year: 2002
Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Earthquake; Waves; Primary; Compressional Waves; Secondary; Sheer Waves; Earth; Vibrate; Epicenter; Surface Wave; Crust; Rock Layers; Faults; Normal Fault; Hanging Wall; Foot Wall; Reverse Fault; Strike-Slip Fault; Lithosphere; Plates; Earth; Fault Line; Plate Boundaries; Divergent Boundaries; Rift Valleys; Volcanoes; Convergent Boundary; Mountains; Transform Boundary; San Andreas Fault; Interplate Earthquakes; Fossils; Plate Tectonics; Dinosaur; Bones; Excavation; Climate; Riverbed; Arid; Equator; Continental Drift; Alfred Wagner; Pangaea; Rock Structures; Sandstone; Chimney Formation; Grand Canyon; Global Positioning System; Stations; Satellites; Crustal Movement; Earth; Blind Fault; Computer Simulation; Slip Rate; Prediction; Displacement; Layers; Core; Diameter; Iron; Nickle; Solid; Liquid; Dense; Mantle; Basalt; Granite; Density; Graduated Cylinder; Plates; Measurement; Richter Scale; Moment Magnitude Scale; Scientific Journals; Observations; Data; Epicenter; Comet; Outer Space; Meteor; Meteoroid; Meteorite; Sonic Boom; Speed of Sound; Seismic Activity; Fire Ball; Shooting Star; Earthquake Facts; Frenquency; Location; Intensity; California; Alaska; Weather; Seismograph; Inertia; Newton; Vertical Motion; Horizontal Motion; Seismology; Tremor; S Waves; P Waves; Sound Waves; Seismogram; Triangulation; Graph; Compass; World Map; Student Activity; Epicenter; Seismic Station;
Duration: 00:56:12
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Sponsor: NASA
Contributing Organization: NASA
Transcript Available: Yes

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2004
Digitizing Organization: Open Video

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