The science of Earthquakes | Short Circuit

Earthquakes are caused by shifts in tectonic plates. The example in this video features San Francisco which sits on the San Andreas fault line.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 6'33''
  • Broadcast year: 2008
Curriculum Connection
  • Physics

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Short Circuit
  • Episode: Physics