Richter and Mercalli Scales - Earthquake Scale Introduction

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Richter and Mercalli Scales - Earthquake Scale Activities
Historical Development and Information-

Introduce students to two Earthquake Scales;
The Richter Scale and the Mercalli Intensity Scale.

Page 1-
Richter Scale introduction and historical development information.
Reading section and 8 "Fill-Ins" at bottom of page.
NOTE - This does NOT cover the logarithmic nature of the Richter Scale


Page 2-
Mercalli Intensity Scale introduction and actual scale information.
Short reading section, actual scale information and 8 "Fill-Ins" at bottom of page.


Page 3-4
Answer Keys.

NOTE- Mathematical/Logarithmic nature of Richter Scale NOT covered.

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Total Pages
4
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Teaching Duration
30 Minutes

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Richter and Mercalli Scales - Earthquake Scale Introduction
Richter and Mercalli Scales - Earthquake Scale Introduction
Richter and Mercalli Scales - Earthquake Scale Introduction
Richter and Mercalli Scales - Earthquake Scale Introduction
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