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CLIP 6997

The Italian earthquake: the aftermath

The Italian earthquake: the aftermath
Key Info
  • The Italian earthquake: the aftermath
  • Duration: 01:37
  • Images of the destruction caused by the earthquake in L'Aquila, central Italy, in April 2009. Aerial footage is combined with ground views of bridges, buildings, streets and survivors to illustrate the impact of the earthquake which struck the city of L'Aquila on Monday 6th April 2009. This clip was first published on BBC News Online on 6 April 2009. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Natural Hazards: Tectonic Activity

  • Keywords: tectonics, Richter scale, seismic, natural disaster, destruction, report, earthquake
Ideas for use in class
  • Students could be tasked to search the BBC website for additional facts about the earthquake. They could take the role of a reporter and write a narration for the clip. This could be recorded using software such as Audacity. Related Class Clip:
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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