Item Details

Earthquakes [electronic resource]

produced by Intelecom
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Showing actual footage of earthquakes and their aftermath, discusses the forces that fuel these massive events. Faults, waves, and the transfer of energy from the epicenter are explained, and histories of the seismograph and Richter scale are presented. The program also describes devices being developed to study and eventually predict earthquakes.
Performers
Presented by James Sadd ; narrated by David Gilfillan.
Release Date
1992
Run Time
28 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Notes
Video streaming is available for these titles.
Series
Earth Revealed
Series Statement
Earth revealed ; 9
ISBN
1559464437 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c1992.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
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