Assessment of student knowledge and skills that tests the following concepts:
1) Seismic Waves
3) P-waves vs S-waves
5) Richter Scale
6) Mercalli Magnitude
7) Locating the earthquake epicenter
MS-ESS3-2. Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the
development of technologies to mitigate their effects
MS-ESS2-2. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth's surface at varying time and spatial scales.
Answer Key Included.