Seismology Teacher Resources
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Surfing for Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Eighth graders discover a wide range of scientific data on the Internet and use a hands-on activity to apply their research to a finished assignment. They make inferences on the possible location of plate boundaries based on data gathered.
8th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Types And Magnitudes Of Earthquakes
Students investigate the concept of earthquakes and the different types of magnitudes. They research the Richter scale and how it is used to measure the intensities of earthquakes. Students then apply the concept by completing a worksheet to practice it.
6th - 12th Science 8 Views 79 Downloads
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
Students discuss seismic waves. In this science lesson plan, students investigate the acceleration of the floor in the classroom similar to a seismograph. Students observe a three-component seismogram from an earthquake and determine what it states.
6th - 9th Science 4 Views 3 Downloads
Picking Up the Pieces and Putting them Back Together
Young scholars 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 5 Views 9 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 8 Views 35 Downloads