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In this earthquakes worksheet, students define where earthquakes occur and why they mostly occur along crustal plate boundaries in the Pacific. Then they describe where an earthquake begins and what measures the distance to the earthquake's epicenter.
10th - 11th Science 13 Views 139 Downloads
Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Students describe what an earthquake is and how seismic waves impact us. In this earthquake instructional activity students get into groups and create a building that is designed to put up with an earthquake then see which ones hold up the best.
6th - 10th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Managing Your Money
Young scholars use the internet to gather information on saving money. They describe the history of money and the responsibilities of the United States Mint. They list their own personal goals and keep a journal as they operate a lemonade stand.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History 5 Views 41 Downloads
Students discuss natural disasters, global community and address Students concerns and worries. They review thoughts about the tsunami written by students logging onto the Newsround website and determine which statements they relate to.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Students explore earthquakes and seismic waves. They investigate how energy is released in the subsurface to create seismic waves. Students explore the inner workings of a seismograph and how they are used to determine the location of an earthquake.
4th - 9th Science 3 Views 34 Downloads
Sixth graders explore reasons for earthquakes. They discuss and describe the types of faults. Using the internet, 6th graders research a specific location of a former earthquake. They describe the damage, magnitude, the epicenter, and the amount of damage.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Students examine terminology related to the study of volcanoes, geology, or the ecosystems that surround them. They make note of key words while reading exhibits, interpretive signs, or labels, or hearing them from each other, their teacher, movies or rangers.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads