Earthquakes (Powerpoint & STEM Lab)

Earthquakes (Powerpoint & STEM Lab)
Earthquakes (Powerpoint & STEM Lab)
Earthquakes (Powerpoint & STEM Lab)
Earthquakes (Powerpoint & STEM Lab)
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This extensive earthquake unit covers many factors to make your students knowledgeable in the topic of earthquakes. It has many links and videos to break up the monotony of a powerpoint lesson. Questions about the earthquakes are scattered throughout the slides. At the end of the powerpoints is a engineering and design lab; creating a seismograph. The topics in this unit are:

Frequency
-how often
-world earthquakes
-midwest earthquakes
-comparing some of the largest earthquakes recorded

What is an Earthquake
-define
-focus, epicenter, fault (label)

Causes of Earthquakes
-divergent, convergent, and transform boundaries

Effects of Earthquakes
-what happens to on land and in water

Measuring Earthquakes
-release of energy
-seismic wave types (body - p and s waves, surface - back and forth and rolling up and down)
-seismometers/seismogram
-triangulation
-richter scale, moment magnitude scale and mercalli scale

Damage Control
-magnitude
-local geology
-distance from epicenter
-building construction

Building a Seismometer
-history
-materials
-lab

~Thank you, Cerebral Science~
Total Pages
42
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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Earthquakes (Powerpoint & STEM Lab)
Earthquakes (Powerpoint & STEM Lab)
Earthquakes (Powerpoint & STEM Lab)
Earthquakes (Powerpoint & STEM Lab)
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