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The Mohorovicic Seismic Discontinuity

For Students 8th - 9th
The phenomena observed in the behavior of waves and data received from seismographs can lead us to various conclusions about the densities of material that waves are passing through.
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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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USGS Seismometer

For Students 5th - 8th
A large black-line diagram of a seismometer fills this page. It is not a worksheet, but rather an explanation of how a seismometer works. You could make a transparency of it or display it via a video screen when teaching about seismic...
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Earthquakes and Volcanoes

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Nice pictures, maps and informative diagrams are incorporated into this PowerPoint about earthquake types and the types of waves carrying energy produced.  There are a number of pages explaining scientific terminology and diagrams to...
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Structural Hazards

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The scientific explanation of seismic waves is detailed in the introduction. A fictional scenario is also provided for your class to discuss. Pictures and handouts that are meant to be included, however, they are not accessible....
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Earthquakes

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this earthquakes worksheet, students 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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Seismic Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work together to discuss seismic waves. Using seismograph records, they practice determining where the epicenter of the earthquake was located. They identify and illustrate the three types of waves and how the records can be...
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Take the Pulse of Your Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students discuss seismic waves. In this science lesson, 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...
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Earthquakes

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students inspect the causes and effects of earthquakes and examine how seismic waves travel. In this earthquake lesson plan, students determine where earthquakes happen and why, before determining how to build an earthquake resistant...
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Seismic Waves

For Students 6th - 10th
In this seismic waves worksheet, learners read and study the science of earthquakes using online resources to complete 8 short answer questions.
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GED Vocabulary: Earth and Space Science

For Students 9th - 12th
In this earth and space science GED worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given 7 clues about topics such as earthquakes, the Milky Way Galaxy and weathering and erosion. Students are given a word bank to use to complete the...
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GED Vocabulary: Earth and Space Science

For Students 7th - 9th
In this earth and space science worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given 7 clues and a word bank about the solar system, earthquakes, currents and the Earth's crust.
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GED Vocabulary: Earth and Space Science-Earthquakes

For Students 7th - 9th
In this earth and space science instructional activity, students complete a crossword puzzle given 7 clues and a word bank on topics such as earthquakes, erosion, galaxies and weathering.
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Earthquake Information

For Students 7th - 12th
For this earthquake worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by determining the terms associated with the 8 given clues.
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Earthquake Waves

For Students 6th - 10th
In this waves worksheet, learners read about the different types of waves associated with earthquakes. Then students complete 1 fill in the blank and 2 short answer questions.
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Earth Science: In Depth Look at Earthquakes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners engage in an interactive Internet lesson covering the reasons and results of earthquakes. After reading eyewitness accounts and viewing animations, they use seismograms to measure and locate the epicenters. In an ongoing study,...
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Waves Through Earth: Interactive Online Mac and PC

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a JAVA activity to vary the seismic P and S wave velocity through each of four concentric regions of Earth. They match "data" for travel times vs. angular distance around Earth's surface from the source to detector.
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Being P-Waves and S-Waves

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students participate in a demonstration in which they, themselves, represent seismic P-waves and S-waves.
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Seismic waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the differences between P- and S-waves using a slinky. They see that when displacement occurs along a fault, the built up strain of energy is released in the form of seismic waves.