Japan Earthquake & Tsunami: Programs & Resources


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Here are several free, educational programs & resources to learn more and generate discussion about the earthquakes and tsunami in Japan.

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CNN Student News coverage of the 2011 Japan Earthquake
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We are all overwhelmed by what we see in the news. For many of our students, taking the time to help them better understand those images and where they originate is another step toward visual and media literacy.
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On Friday, March 11, 2011 an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated parts of northern Japan. Reports indicate that over 10,000 people have lost their lives. Millions of people have been affected by the disaster.

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