Nepal Earthquake 2015--What the science tells us

Nepal Earthquake 2015--What the science tells us
Nepal Earthquake 2015--What the science tells us
Nepal Earthquake 2015--What the science tells us
Nepal Earthquake 2015--What the science tells us
Nepal Earthquake 2015--What the science tells us
Nepal Earthquake 2015--What the science tells us
Nepal Earthquake 2015--What the science tells us
Nepal Earthquake 2015--What the science tells us
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By K. Powers, M.S. Ed.

Several activities help students understand the science involved in the April 25, 2015, Nepal Earthquake. Those activities include:

• Using a map to show the movement of India over millions of years to understand plate tectonics. Q & A provided.
• Using a map to show the earthquake’s epicenter in order to locate the aftershocks and to understand what parts of Nepal suffered most. Q & A provided.
• Using data on the first 30 hours of aftershocks to create a bar graph of various magnitude aftershocks to understand the general pattern of aftershocks in a severe earthquake. Q & A provided.
• Using a diagram to show the Indian plate subducting under the Eurasian plate to understand plate tectonics and the growth of the Himalayan Mountains. Q & A provided.

At the end of the attachments are tables, maps and diagrams you will need to duplicate for student use.
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