Community Park School, Princeton, NJ

4th Grade Scientist in Residence Program


Earthquakes and Tsunamis

by Eric Simms, Liz Sikes and John Wilkin


Supported by Rutgers University’s Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences K-12 Education Programs and the COOL Classroom


Links to internet resources we will use in class:


U.S. Geological Survey


University of North Dakota


Rice University




National Geographic


BBC News for children        


Dec 26, 2004 Sumatra tsunami


Rutgers COOL Classroom


NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory


NASA Observatorium


Kids, don’t try this at home….



Some pictures from our classroom experience:








Photos by E. Klimczuk, J. Fallas, J. Wilkin and L. Gougoutas.