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94 resources with the concept faults

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It's Not Your Fault

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study the San Andreas Fault, calculate its movements, and compare the movements on both sides.  In this earthquake lesson students use the Internet to track movement, and calculate movement using a spreadsheet. 
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It's Not Your Fault

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine how to measure the movement of the plates along the San Andreas Fault. Students calculate the movement of tectonic plates over a period of time and describe the processes involved in the occurrence of earthquakes along...
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GED Vocabulary: Earth and Space Science-Earth's Crust and The Solar System

For Students 7th - 9th
In this earth and space science worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given 9 clues and a word bank on topics such as sea floor spreading, tectonic plates, faults, lava and the big bang theory.
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Monitoring Earthquakes

For Students 6th - 10th
For this earthquakes worksheet, students review the different instruments used to monitor faults and how geologist use the seismograph data. This worksheet has 4 matching, 6 fill in the blank, and 3 short answer questions.
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Earthquakes and Seismic Waves

For Students 6th - 10th
In this earthquake worksheet, students compare and contrast the different types of seismic waves and determine how earthquakes are measured. This worksheet has 1 multiple choice, 3 matching, 3 fill in the blank, and 8 short answer...
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The Theory of Plate Tectonics

For Students 6th - 10th
In this plate tectonics worksheet, students review how the lithosphere is broken into plates and the different ways these plates move. Students compare divergent, convergent, and transform plate boundaries. This worksheet has 1 graphic...
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Earthquakes & Volcanoes

For Students 5th - 7th
In this earthquake and volcano worksheet, students use the Internet site given to complete each of the questions. They identify and describe various major earthquakes that have occurred in the US. Then they describe where molten rock...
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Faults At Tyson Lagoon

For Students 6th - 11th
In this seismic trench worksheet, students write two short answers to questions based on fault photos and diagrams from the Hayward fault.
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Structure of the Earth

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate earthquakes and volcanoes. They demonstrate fault lines with a folded piece of paper, conduct an erosion experiment, and construct a volcano using clay, baking soda and vinegar.
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Forces in Earth

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Earth's forces worksheet, students will review the characteristics of earthquakes, including types of faults. Students will interpret a seismograph read-out from an earthquake. Students will complete 10 fill in the blank...
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The Fault Line

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils use cardboard models of the North American and Pacific plates and sand to investigate what happens when there is an earthquake or movement along the boundaries of the plates.
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PLATE TECTONICS WITH AN ORANGE

For Teachers K - 8th
Students explore the concept of plate tectonics. They experiment to prove and explain plate tectonics.
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Earthquakes

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this earthquakes worksheet, learners define where earthquakes occur and why they mostly occur along crustal plate boundaries in the Pacific. Then they describe where an earthquake begins and what measures the distance to the...
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Relative Ages of Rocks

For Students 9th - 12th
In this rocks worksheet, students review how sediments are layered over time and how the relative ages of rocks are determined. This worksheet has 1 matching and 11 multiple choice questions.
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Earth's Crust in Motion

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Earth's crust worksheet, students will review the different ways the crust is moving including soil erosion and earthquakes. Students will complete 6 word scramble/fill in the blank, 3 multiple choice, and 11 short answer questions.
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Science Word Search

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this science worksheet, students locate and identify various vocabulary terms related to earth science. There are 44 words/phrases located in the puzzle.
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Earth Science--Letter "F"

For Students 5th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, students locate and identify vocabulary terms related to earth science that begin with the letter "F." There are 24 words located in the puzzle.
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Geological Structures

For Students 7th - 12th
In this faults worksheet, students use Google Earth to visit various parts of the world to see examples of different faults. Students complete a graphic organizer describing the fault offset for the locations given.
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Theory of Plate Tectonics

For Students 7th - 9th
For this plate tectonics worksheet, student answer 15 multiple choice questions about plate movement, types of boundaries, collision of plates, continental plates, and the lithosphere.
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Comparing the New Madrid and San Andreas Fault Zones

For Students 7th - 10th
For this faults worksheet, students use an earthquake reference sheet to find the numbers for a modified Mercalli and Richter scale. They compare the San Andreas Fault zone and the New Madrid fault zone on the United States map. They...
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What Are Earthquakes And Volcanoes?

For Students 4th - 8th
In this earthquake and volcano worksheet, students will write down what causes earthquakes and volcanoes to form and how these events are related to one another. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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Balcones Fault Zone

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use a map to identify the location of the Balcones Fault Zone. Using photographs, they discover the geographic features on each side of the fault and give a describtion of each. Using the internet, they identify other faults...
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Redefining an Earthquake

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders build an "Earthquake Machine" (a manipulative model of a fault line) and use it to explore stick-slip behavior of some faults and to develop a more accurate definition of an earthquake and its causes.
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Movement of Earth's Crust

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students watch a slideshow and review various pictures, footage and maps that illustrate earthquakes and their effects. They use candy bars to demonstrate stresses and types of faults in the Earth's crust and plot information on maps.