Updated 11-7-2016. This PPT is filled with animations to show the 3 main types of faults and explain how and why they are the cause for earthquakes around the world. Where is the Ring of Fire and what does it have to do with earthquakes? Earthquakes in and around the ocean can cause tsunamis. Take your students inside a shaking building and see first hand the destruction caused by this natural hazard. Earthquakes help transform our planet! Amazing ppt! Your students will love it.
Lots of animations and pictures. Can be changed to fit lower grades.
If you liked this lesson, you may want to use one of these:
Weathering and Erosion: Landslides (some animations)
Weathering and erosion:The Changing Earth (animated)