Richter Scale Teacher Resources
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Managing Your Money
Students 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
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
The Changing Earth
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The Changing Earth. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 51 Downloads
Plot Current Earthquake Data
Students review earthquakes larger than 2.5 that have occurred over a span of several days using a given website reference. In this geology instructional activity, students plot epicenters on a world map and depth of the quake. All necessary websites are given with instructional activity.
5th - 9th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Earthquakes and Tsunamis
Students explore Earth science by viewing media files in class. For this earthquakes lesson, students identify the correlation between tsunamis and earthquakes while analyzing video footage in class. Students complete a worksheet based on the forming of a tsunami in the ocean.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 51 Downloads
A Whole Lot of Shakin' Goin' On!
Students gather data about the 1906 and 1989 earthquakes, make comparisons between the two, and determine the factors that influence the amount of shaking that occurs in an area due to an earthquake. They identify that the distance is measured both horizontally and vertically and that soft rocks amplify shaking, while locations on hard bedrock shake less.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Layered Earth
Young scholars role play plate tectonics by creating a "plate statue" made up of students. In this earth science lesson, young scholars describe how Earth's movement cause earthquakes and volcanoes. They draw and name the different layers of the Earth.
7th - 8th Science 10 Views 51 Downloads