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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Throughout this earth science exam, high-school geologists complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions about the solar system, atmosphere, and earth system. This is an amazing test, as are all of the exams developed...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Students 9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010

For Students 9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
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Folds in the Earth

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders demonstrate the forces that cause folds in the earths crust by use of clay modeling. They demonstrate there knowledge of terminology and concepts related to Earths folding processes by a written or oral report on data...
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A Model of Three Faults

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students 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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A Model of Three Faults - Part One

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students construct a fault model using the Fault Model Sheet imbedded in this plan. They create a 3 dimensional model of the Earth, and use dashed lines to illustrate where the fault lies. A discussion of faults follows the completion of...
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Stressed Out!

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Have your class engage in lessons on earthquakes. Learners explore the science behind earthquakes using interactive websites and video clips. Then, they review the layers and parts of the Earth before delving into the causes of...
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Earthquake Formation

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars explore earthquakes. In this natural disaster and engineer career education instructional activity, students identify features of the earth's surface that increase the likelihood of an earthquake. Young scholars use visual...
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Theory of Plate Tectonics

For Students 7th - 9th
In 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
In this faults worksheet, learners 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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Stressed to a Fault!

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders describe how stress builds up in the Earth's crust by the movement of tectonic plates. In groups, they relate the three types of stresses to the types of plate movements and explain how the stress causes faults to form. ...
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GED Vocabulary: Earth and Space Science

For Students 9th - 12th
In this GED vocabulary worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle about earth and space science topics. There are 9 definitions about plate tectonics, the solar system, the Big Bang Theory and weather. Students are given a word bank...
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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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Forces Inside the Earth

For Students 7th - 12th
In this faults learning exercise, students identify the three types of faults and the characteristics that define a normal fault, reverse fault, and a strike-slip fault. This learning exercise has 3 fill in the blank and 3 short answer...
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Forces in Earth

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Earth's forces learning exercise, 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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Faults At Tyson Lagoon

For Students 6th - 11th
In this seismic trench instructional activity, learners write two short answers to questions based on fault photos and diagrams from the Hayward fault.
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Faulty Movement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the faults throughout the Earth. They describe the different types of faults and how they are related to earthquakes. They build models of the faults.
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Bigger Faults Make Bigger Earthquakes

For Teachers K - 5th
Students experiment with string to visualize how earthquakes are created. Using various lengths of string, students determine which earthquakes lasted the longest and hypothesize why. Students look at a fault map and determine which may...
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Relative Ages of Rocks

For Students 9th - 12th
In this rocks learning exercise, learners review how sediments are layered over time and how the relative ages of rocks are determined. This learning exercise has 1 matching and 11 multiple choice questions.
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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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Earthquake Introduction

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students investigate basic principles and properties of earthquakes, including vocabulary, causes, and types of faults. They examine history of seismic activity in their home state, and complete "Locating Patterns of Distribution" lab.
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Science: Plate Tectonics, Faults, and Volcanoes

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders conduct Internet research on plate tectonics, faluts, and volcanoes. In groups, they compile information related to teacher-provided questions. Students write papers detailing their findings and make oral presentations...