Earthquakes Bundle - Adapted for Distance Learning

Jessica Best
Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
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This comprehensive bundle is broken up into three separate lessons. The lessons address the following essential questions, "AIM: What are the causes and effects of earthquakes?"; "How do we determine the location of an earthquake’s epicenter?"; and "How are seismic waves useful to scientists who are exploring Earth’s interior?"

Topics discussed include: earthquakes, stress vs. strain, faults, focus, epicenter, seismic waves (primary vs. secondary waves), seismology, seismograph/grams, how to use the P-S wave chart, triangulation, etc.

Incredible visuals and real-life examples are provided to broaden the key ideas of this PowerPoint, in addition to practice questions.

The following items are included in this bundle:

- Earthquakes Lesson Plan

- Earthquakes PowerPoint Presentation (51 slides)

- Earthquakes Guided Notes

- P & S Waves Lesson Plan

- P & S Waves Practice Worksheet

- Mercalli Scale Lab

- Nepal Earthquake & Chile Volcanic Eruption WebQuest

Please enjoy.

Total Pages
65 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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