Seismology Teacher Resources
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Evaluate Chapters 6-9
Students evaluate various literary elements from the book <i>Dragonwings</i>. In this literature study lesson, students complete various activities including a plot diagram, a conflict list, and connecting the climax of the book to real-life disasters.
5th - 7th Language Arts 6 Views 22 Downloads
Take the Pulse of Your Classroom
Learners discuss seismic waves. In this science activity, students investigate the acceleration of the floor in the classroom similar to a seismograph. Learners observe a three-component seismogram from an earthquake and determine what it states.
6th - 9th Science 4 Views 3 Downloads
When Earth Fails: How Earth?s Physical Changes Cause Natural Disasters
Students examine natural disasters and some safety measures that should be followed. In this natural disaster instructional activity students write a narrative, and research safety procedures.
7th - 12th Science 11 Views 38 Downloads
Picking Up the Pieces and Putting them Back Together
Students examine how a breaking news story is constructed, first by predicting what facts and details must appear in what order, and then by assembling the story from cut-up pieces. They practice writing their own 'breaking news' lead paragraphs.
6th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
Students discuss the type of information that they expect to read in news coverage of earthquakes. They explore the devastating aftermath of an earthquake in South and Southeast Asia and research and write their own articles describing the event.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
GEOGRAPHY OF JAPAN
Ninth graders describe geographic features of different regions in Japan; make comparisons of size, location and population density in Japan; explore the physical features of the country;and explain the different variables influence the climate of Japan.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Geologic Time Measurement
Tenth graders gain an understanding of various methods (e.g., rock sequences, fossil correlation, radiometric dating) used by scientists to estimate geologic time. Students read in the content area, use note-taking strategies and analyze the advantages and disadvantages of methods currently used to determine geologic time.
10th Science 6 Views 34 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