DK Find Out! Earth

Find out amazing facts and try some quizzes all about planet Earth, from the highest mountains to the longest rivers, the deepest oceans, and the largest deserts.

DK Find Out! Earthquakes

Earthquakes are events where the ground shakes.

Brains On! Smash: When Continents Collide!
Brains On!

Find out how they work with an extreme cooking demonstration (you’ll never see peanut M&Ms the same way).

StarTalk: A Violent Earth

In this show, he talks with his colleagues at the American Museum of Natural History: Steven Soter, an expert on Earth phenomena and tsunamis throughout history, and James Webster, a geologist who specializes in volcanoes.

NASA Space Place: What is an Earthquake?
NASA Space Place

An earthquake is an intense shaking of Earth’s surface.

NASA Space Place: What Is a Tsunami?
NASA Space Place

Tsunami is a Japanese word that means “harbor wave.”

Crash Course: Statistics #44 - Failed Predictions
Crash Course

Today we’re going to talk about why many predictions fail – specifically we’ll take a look at the 2008 financial crisis, the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and earthquake prediction in general.

OLogy: Earthquakes - Tremors From Below
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Earthquakes are happening all the time. Find out what makes the earth shake.

OLogy: Plates on the Move
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Volcanoes, tsunamis, earthquakes… Examine how plate tectonics affect our world.

Siemens STEM Day: Keep It Up
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will design a bridge or a building and observe how it performs in a simulated earthquake.

Siemens STEM Day: Build This Structure
Siemens STEM Day

Students will use provided materials to develop a structure that will withstand movement in Earth.

But Why?: Why Do Earthquakes Happen?
But Why?

For this week’s show we headed to California to visit Jennifer Strauss at the Berkeley Seismology Lab and we hear from Celeste Labedz at the California Institute of Technology.