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Intro to Plate Tectonics, Buildings vs Earthquakes - Engaging Science Reading

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Great for elementary and middle school as an intro to new material. In this article, students read about a fight between a building and earthquake wave to demonstrate few ways that we design buildings to withstand earthquake waves. The article defines the terms 'absorb' and 'transmit' as well as talks about the benefits to base isolation and flexibility in building design.

Vocab words: absorb, base isolators, flexibility, transmit

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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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