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Bill Nye the Science Guy

Earthquakes (#519)

Thousands of earthquakes happen each year and Bill trembles in his boots when he explains what causes them. Find out what makes big pieces of the Earth's crust (the plates) move and what you should have on hand in case of a quake. He also visits with scientists who study and measure earthquakes.
[23 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: Bill Nye knows how to provide easy access to hard science. What's his secret? A fast-paced approach blending humor and hands-on activities. Bill encourages kids to ask interesting questions...then shows them how to discover fascinating answers. Enlist the Science Guy's help when it comes to teaching a range of subjects such as Health, Math, Nature, and Environmental issues.

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