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Description

News footage and eye witness accounts of events surrounding the 1989 Santa Cruz earthquake. Graphic diagrams provide further explanation.

Classroom Ideas

Provides a case study on the Santa Cruz earthquake in 1989, which badly affected San Francisco: cause, primary and secondary effects, responses (more through the visuals than the commentary) and the education of residents on how to react. The clip could be turned in to a series of diagrams showing the cause of the earthquake, the primary effects and the secondary effects.

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