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Earthquakes Living Lab: Geology and the 1906 San Francisco EarthquakeLesson Planet
5th - 8th
We can learn from the past to protect the future. Pairs look at two historical earthquakes: San Francisco, Calif., and Kobe, Japan. Pupils compare the two earthquakes and their impacts, then determine how engineers may use the...
Earthquakes: Third Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce third graders to energy waves with a hands-on geology activity, in which they answer questions and compare seismograms in the San Francisco Bay area. After a demonstration that shows how bigger waves indicate a high-intensity...
Earthquakes: Second Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
What causes earthquakes? Second graders learn about stresses from plate movement with a set of hands-on activities. After tracing fault lines on a map with yarn, class members create a paper plate model of Earth to show its layers and...
Photographs of the 1906 San Francisco EarthquakeLesson Planet
Fourth graders study the details of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake including the fires that lasted for three days. They participate in discussion describing what they feel the city looked like after the earthquake and fires. They...
Social Studies: San Francisco EarthquakeLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Learners discover details about the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. In this natural disaster lesson, students visit selected websites to analyze primary sources related to the personal accounts of the earthquake. Learners then discuss...
Hazards: Second Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Equip learners with safety knowledge in the case of an earthquake. After coloring the places to go to get help after a quake, and label places that wouldn't be safe to go after a quake, young geologists simulate three levels of...
Examing the San Francisco EarthquakeLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Young scholars analyze photographic data about the San Francisco earthquake for evidence of its cause and effect. they determine if damage was caused by the earthquake itself or the ensuing fire. They role-play as earthquake survivors...