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Earthquakes No Prep Lesson with Power Point, Worksheet, and Research Prompt

Earthquakes No Prep Lesson with Power Point, Worksheet, and Research Prompt
Earthquakes No Prep Lesson with Power Point, Worksheet, and Research Prompt
Earthquakes No Prep Lesson with Power Point, Worksheet, and Research Prompt
Earthquakes No Prep Lesson with Power Point, Worksheet, and Research Prompt
Earthquakes No Prep Lesson with Power Point, Worksheet, and Research Prompt
Earthquakes No Prep Lesson with Power Point, Worksheet, and Research Prompt
Earthquakes No Prep Lesson with Power Point, Worksheet, and Research Prompt
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Common Core Standards
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Product Description
This lesson covers the different types of seismic waves associated with earthquakes. It also includes the major scales that we use to measure earthquake magnitude. The worksheet included with lesson follows along with the power point presentation to keep students engaged. This lesson is designed for late elementary through intermediate grades.

Key Terms Include
- seismic waves
- P Waves
- S Waves
- surface waves
- The Moment Magnitude Scale
- Mercalli Scale
- Richter Scale
- epicenter
- focus

All files can be found within the zip folder. The worksheet, research prompt, and answer key are all within the same word document.

Common Core Explanations

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.1- While completing the worksheets the students will be prompted to cite text from the presentation.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.2- A summary of the lesson is included at the end of presentation. Students are asked questions about the lesson and worksheets.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.3- Students are asked to follow a procedure while completing the worksheet.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6.8.4- Diagrams are included with the presentation and the worksheet that is included will ask about symbols and items within the diagram.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.7- In order for students to complete the worksheet or activity they must be able to verbally and visually understand quantitative or technical information expressed in the presentation.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.9 – Students will be asked to compare information given in the presentation and information given on the worksheet to verify it or prove it wrong.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.10 – Students should be able to read and comprehend the text given to them in the power point presentation, worksheet, and activity.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.4 – Students should be able to determine the general meaning and vocabulary words in the relevant text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.7- Students should be able to demonstrate the ability to quickly locate answers to questions on the worksheet while the power point is being presented


Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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