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In this grammar activity, students fill in fourteen gaps using the correct form of the word given in bold. Students read their choices and make sure each one is grammatically correct.
In this seismoscope reading comprehension activity, students read a 1 paragraph selection pertaining to seismoscopes and then answer 3 multiple choice questions regarding the information.
In this reading comprehension online interactive quiz worksheet, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions regarding the book Panda's Earthquake Escape. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this earthquake crossword worksheet, students read ten clues and determine which word in the word box best matches. Students fit their answers in a crossword puzzle.
In this earthquakes activity, students read definitions of 10 words that pertain to earthquakes and match them to the words in a word box.
For this earthquake activity worksheet, students examine 10 earthquake-related terms and then put those terms into alphabetical order.
In this earthquake worksheet, students recognize words relating to earthquakes. Students complete the word search by finding the thirteen earthquake words.
Pupils examine an article about tsunami warning systems and discuss why they are important. They conduct an experiment that shows how the velocity of a wave in water changes with the depth.
Do you plan to get your scientists engaged in the power of nature with the documentary: America's Tsunami-- Are We Next? If so, this 37-question viewing guide will keep your scholars attentive as they record pertinent details such as, "How far inland did the Tsunami reach in Indonesia?" All questions are fill-in-the-blank or short answer. To help with retention, consider stopping once or twice to review certain concepts. All answers are provided.
Students examine different materials and design options that can affect the durability of a building. In this investigative lesson students conduct several earthquake experiments.
In this Algebra II/Pre-calculus activity, students solve logarithmic and exponential equations in problem solving situations. The three page activity contains eleven problems. Answers are not provided.
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.
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.
Students simulate the Earth's plates moving like an earthquake by using newspaper and soil. In this earthquake lesson plan, students push and pull the newspaper together that has soil on top and observe what happens.
Students explore Earth science by viewing media files in class. In 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.
Students role play plate tectonics by creating a "plate statue" made up of students. In this earth science lesson plan, students describe how Earth's movement cause earthquakes and volcanoes. They draw and name the different layers of the Earth.
Students consider how the tension of a rubber band relates to the stress build-up in earthquakes. They conduct research and write fictional television coverage about a Pacific Northwest town that is hit by an earthquake.
In this math worksheet, students organize data into stem and leaf plots. They select the correct stem to use to organize the data. Students analyze the data on a given stem and leaf plot.
Students complete a variety of activities as they explore the Canadian Red Cross emergency preparedness program for youth, ages 12-13.
Eighth graders watch the "Earth, the Environment & Beyond" video on earthquakes. Take notes and give an oral summary. They build a working, two dimensional model of a strike-slip, thrust, or normal fault.