These sites have information about tsunamis and what causes them. See photographs, animations, and videos that show their destructive power when they reach land. Includes coloring sheets to print out, quizzes, puzzles, simulation models, and an online picture book. There is also a link to an eThemes Resource on earthquakes.
Find out how a tsunami occurs. Learn the structure of its waves and what "Tsunami" means in Japanese. Select links at the top of the page for "Tsunami Activities," "Major Tsunamis," and a "Tsunami
Glossary." NOTE: The site includes ads.
Scroll down and click on "Tsunami Attack Animation" to see an animated tsunami occur. Scroll down further to watch a video featuring a tsunami survivor. To start the video, click on the orange "QT" button.