1964 Alaska Earthquake

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Subject:
Geoscience, Space Science
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development, Teachers' Domain
Level:
Middle School, High School, Career / Technical
Grades:
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Language:
English
Material Type:
Lecture
Media Format:
Text/HTML, Video
Abstract:

This video adapted from the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive, explores what happened during the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 through original footage, first-person accounts, and animations illustrating plate tectonics. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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Leslie Humphreys
on Mar 27, 03:03am Evaluation

Utility of Materials Designed to Support Teaching: Strong (2)

I found the questions developed for the video excellent starting points for further discussion and analysis.

Leslie Humphreys
on Mar 27, 03:03am Evaluation

Quality of Instructional and Practice Exercises: Strong (2)

All questions required written answers. I believe this to be a strong component as writing will be required on the new GED test in subject areas.