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Resources to support the NSW secondary Geography curriculum
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Japan earthquake: Aerial footage show damaged landscape - BBC News

Japan earthquake: Aerial footage show damaged landscape - BBC News | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Drone footage shows the devastation to the remote towns of Minamiaso and Mashiki caused by last week's earthquakes that hit southern Japan.
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Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, April 23, 2016 4:09 AM
Geomorphology hazards Contemporary hazards
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The Best Sites For Learning About Volcanoes

The Best Sites For Learning About Volcanoes | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

"Here is a beginning list of The Best Sites For Learning About Volcanoes." 

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What Caused the Chilean Earthquake? Faults Explained

What Caused the Chilean Earthquake? Faults Explained | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
What was that you felt? Faults deep underground produce different kinds of earthquakes.
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Good explanation, with video, of the different movements in the earth's crust that cause earthquakes

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Tracy Galvin's curator insight, April 26, 2014 2:58 PM

a pretty decent description of why particular areas have more earthquakes than other areas. Places like these that get lots of earthquakes are much better prepared and recover much faster than areas that aren't used to them.

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Nepal earthquakes: rebuilding trust and bridging social divides is key to recovery | Elizabeth Drew

Nepal earthquakes: rebuilding trust and bridging social divides is key to recovery | Elizabeth Drew | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Government officials and foreign aid agencies must work together to ensure socio-political divisions are not worsened after Nepal’s recent quakes Most people know Nepal as the country of Everest, Buddha’s birthplace, and now the site of devastating...
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Earthquakes Cost More in Rich Countries but Devastate Poor Ones

Earthquakes Cost More in Rich Countries but Devastate Poor Ones | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
The damage estimates from the Napa Valley earthquake illustrate how natural disasters affect rich and poor countries
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