Measuring Earthquakes

Measuring Earthquakes
Measuring Earthquakes
Measuring Earthquakes
Measuring Earthquakes
Measuring Earthquakes
Measuring Earthquakes
Measuring Earthquakes
Measuring Earthquakes
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This Power Point presentations introduces students to key vocabulary (focus, epicenter, seismic waves) and discusses various ways that scientists measure earthquakes. The presentation discusses seismographs, the Mercalli Scale, Richter Scale, and the Moment Magnitude Scale.

The presentation also includes a link to an energy release scale so students can compare the amount of energy released by earthquakes of different magnitudes.

The final slide includes a research opportunity; students may research a significant earthquake of their choice and analyze the event using the terms they learned in this presentation.
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11 pages
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