Title: Simulate a tsunami.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Grade level: Elementary School - Grades 4-6
Academic Level: Ordinary
Project Type: Experimental
Awards: 1st place, Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair (2005)
Affiliation: Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair (VSF)
Description:The purpose of this project is to determine if a bag of aquarium gravel of a certain weight (representing a supermarine landslide), when released down an inclined slope into a tank containing water can generate a wave simulating a tsunami.
Links: http://www.virtualsciencefair.org/2005/nara5n0/public_html/ http://www.virtualsciencefair.org/2005/wong5j0/public_html/