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387 resources with the keyterm earthquakes

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Quake Pandas Hanging On

For Teachers 4th - 12th
After a huge, devastating earthquake in China, not only were humans affected, but wildlife was left in danger as well. People were particularly concerned about the nation's famous pandas. This video provides a great view of this nation's...
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Plate Tectonics - Evolution of the Earth

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Tons of photographs, diagrams, animations, and satellite images fill the slides of an education earth science presentation. It begins with volcanic activity and earthquakes, and then moves into plate tectonics, boundaries, and driving...
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Earthquake Detector

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students investigate earthquakes and describe the interactions inside the Earth that cause them to occur. Then they research the equipment and systems for detection and measurement of earthquakes. Students also build and engage in a...
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Earthquake Disaster

For Students 6th - 8th
In this reading graphic aids worksheet, students examine map based on earthquakes and respond to 2 short answer questions. Students create their own graphic aid as they fill in the provided map with symbols they create.
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Zoom-in: Earthquake Writing Activity

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Wow, an earthquake! Elementary learners view a PowerPoint presentation in which a small portion of an earthquake is displayed. They use the images as inspiration for an expository piece describing what they observed. Consider pulling up...
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ELD Lesson Plan: Nature's Fury

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What happens during a natural disaster? Science and language arts come together in this resource, which works from three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Earthquake Terror,"  "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley," and...
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A Model of Three Faults

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners observe fault movements on model of the Earth's surface, find fault movements associated with different types of plate boundaries, research examples of non-plate boundary faults, and research and report on the types of faults...
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Plotting Earthquakes

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students plot earthquakes on a map. In this activity on earthquakes, students will explore recent earthquake activity in California and Nevada. Students will plot fault lines and earthquake occurrences on a map.
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Natural Disasters: Unit Overview

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Here is the unit overview of a fifth and sixth grade science unit on natural disasters. Links to unit components are included. A list of objectives is also featured. All links are functional except those to the worksheets, so you may...
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Track a Tsunami

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students comprehend tsunamis, where they are likely to occur, and that underwater earthquakes cause them. They discuss what can be done to protect people form a tsunami, such as using computerized bupys, wave simulation machines,...
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Earthquakes: The Lesson Pack

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students relate earthquakes from around the world and from Canada to places of high population density. They explore mapping tools using ArcView GIS, play the "Earthquake Guessing Game," and conduct Internet research on types of faults.
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Earthquake Formation

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars explore earthquakes. In this natural disaster and engineer career education lesson, students identify features of the earth's surface that increase the likelihood of an earthquake. Young scholars use visual aids to locate...
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Japanese Geography

For Teachers 7th - 9th
How much influence does geography play on Japanese lifestyle? By considering Japan's size, location, natural disasters, and agriculture, learners will be able to better understand how cultures can be shaped by their environment. 
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ESRI Live Earthquake Site

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine a World map and find earthquakes near plate boundaries. They locate and describe earthquakes in the United States and California.
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Building for the Big One

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars build and test structures that can best withstand earthquakes. They create their structures from playdough, cornstarch, grape-nuts and popsicle sticks and place their structures on a "shake table."
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Earthquake in Haiti

For Students 9th - 12th
Trying to expand your scholars' perspectives to think globally? Use this critical-analysis handout. A poignant political cartoon points out the devastation required to get U.S. attention focused on helping Haiti. Background information...
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Explosive Ideas: Oregon quarter reverse

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore Earth and her amazing layers with this lesson on planetary change. Students will research the ways in which Earth's layers cause change. They will complete a "Tectonic Puzzle" and use a worksheet to answer questions about Earth's...
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Our Changing Planet

For Teachers 6th
Providing a review of the Earth, this lesson plan delves into a analysis of the lithosphere. Aspiring geologists evaluate how volcanic activity, earthquakes, and plate movement affects the Earth's geology.
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How Tsunamis Form

For Students 6th - 9th
For this earth science worksheet, students read and study facts about tsunami and earthquakes to complete 8 short answer questions that follow.
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The New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-1812: Shaking Our Misconceptions about Earthquakes in United States History

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students Examine how earthquakes work and what plate tectonics and fault lines are.  In this earthquake instructional activity students complete an earthquake scavenger hunt.
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Natural Disasters: An Adventure in Non-Fiction

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students study different natural disasters.  In this natural disaster lesson students read a nonfiction book followed by a discussion, an experiment,  then collect illustrations from their experience. 
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Myths and Legends on Natural Disasters: Making Sense of Our World

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore different natural and manmade disasters through a webquest. In this earth science lesson, students explain their causes. They also discuss how disasters affect society. 
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Seismic Waves

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students study seismic waves. In this science lesson, students create seismic waves using everyday objects. Students discuss the different types of seismic waves and observe the effects of seismic waves on gelatin.
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Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research about earthquakes that took place within a certain distance from their place. In this geology lesson, students explain why earthquakes occur. They analyze patterns of different earthquakes using a computer program.