Charvy
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Can an animal detect an upcoming natural disasters?

Postby Charvy » Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:08 am

Hi... I'm currently working on my scientific investigatory project. I would like to know if an animal really predict natural disasters like earthquakes, and such. I, also, would like to know if it's possible for me to train an animal to detect natural disasters? Please help.. :cry:

MadelineB
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Re: Can an animal detect an upcoming natural disasters?

Postby MadelineB » Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:55 pm

Hello and welcome to Science Buddies,

You are tackling two complicated issues - first, you will need to learn about the procedures for training animals.

To get started, you might want to look at the Science Buddies project ideas which involve training animals. You can browse the database by typing in key words, such as "training animals":

https://www.sciencebuddies.org/search?v=pi

For the second part of your idea, you will need to do background research, starting with the web. For some guidelines in doing background research for a science project, look at the section on "background research" in the Science Buddies project guide:

https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science- ... ience-fair

Let us know how setting up your project progresses!


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