Educator Resources

Exploring In-Depth

In Tsunami Science, scientists are using data from the 2004 tsunami, and computer models,  to help communities better prepare for future tsunamis.

This feature story can be used to illustrate the process of science because it shows how scientists use computer models to formulate and test hypotheses. (Read more about The Scientific Process.)

This Classroom Discussion Activity can be used to connect your students to the process of science, highlight overarching scientific themes, and enhance comprehension of the story.