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45 reviewed resources for earthquake safety

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Building for the Big One

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students 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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Dealing With Earthquake Fear

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners discuss their fears about earthquakes. They research each fear the class has using the internet. They practice earthquake drills and discuss what to do in the event of an emergency.
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Earthquakes and Seismic Waves

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students explore earthquakes and seismic waves. They investigate how energy is released in the subsurface to create seismic waves. Students explore the inner workings of a seismograph and how they are used to determine the location of an...
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The Effects of Earthquakes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Liquefaction is when the soil behaves like a liquid due to stress, such as an earthquake. Pupils see this in action when they observe liquefaction and the impact on buildings in the fourth part of a unit of five. Then they must determine...
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Non-Structural Hazards

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Buildings often have decorative components and furnishings that can pose a hazard during an earthquake. Learners examine the classroom for such non-structural features. They consider fictional scenarios and discuss what actions would be...
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Earthquake Preparedness

For Teachers 6th
Forty-five states and territories in the USA are at moderate to very high risk of earthquakes. The discussion-based activity covers what to do before, during, and after an earthquake. The 14th activity in the series includes how to...
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Earthquakes: Learn From the Past, Prepare for the Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the destruction caused by earthquakes. In this community safety lesson, students examine the risk involved in living in an earthquake zone and how to prepare for future earthquakes.
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When Nature Strikes: Natural Hazards Safety

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students observe the impact of natural disasters on humans, and become aware of the dangers of environmental hazards such as flash floods, tornadoes, and hurricanes.
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Tsunami Safety Brochure

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate world geography by creating a written document. In this tsunami safety instructional activity, students identify the potential impacts earthquakes and tsunamis can have on cities and towns around the world. Students...
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Earthquakes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore Earth science by investigating natural disasters. In this earthquakes lesson, students discuss the impact of tectonic shifts in our planet and the eventual outcome of earthquakes. Students view a video on-line which...
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Earthquakes

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explain what is an earthquake and know which area is an in high risk. They know what damage the earthquake cause and know the earthquake safety principles.
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Communications Technology, Earthquakes and Tsunamis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss how technology is used to communicate information regarding earthquakes and tsunamis by having high schoolers develop their own public safety announcement for hazard mitigation purposes. They will go through the scientific method...
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It's Good To Be Prepared For An Earthquake

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discuss safety procedures of how to be prepared in an earthquake, discuss plate boundaries, and complete a worksheet. In this earthquake lesson plan, students also make an emergency kit.
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Earthquakes: Shake, Rattle and Roll

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research earthquakes and create a trifold brochure that includes information on their causes, effects, locations and what to do in the event of an earthquake.
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Earth and Space Science: Exploring Earthquakes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore earthquakes. In this earthquake lesson, students research earthquakes and identify where they take place. Students use map skills to track down earthquake locations. There are internet sites suggested in this lesson.
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Structural Countermeasures

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover earth science by completing natural disaster worksheets. In this tsunami awareness lesson, students identify the countermeasures being utilized in places prone to giant waves and earthquakes. Students complete a...
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The Earth Moves Under My Feet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars study earthquakes, monitor seismic activity using the Web, and plot real-time activity. They examine movement of the Earth's tectonic plates. They create an earthquake preparedness project.
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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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Prepare Yourself!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the natural hazards that occur across the United States and in their region. They view pictures of and discuss tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanoes, and thunderstorms. Students discuss where these natural events...
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Buddy, Are You Ready?-Preparing for School Emergencies

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore natural disasters by reading stories about volcanoes, earthquakes, floods, and hurricanes. They explore safe behaviors in order to understand what to expect in a catastrophe. Students practice safe evacuation procedures...
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Haiti: Still in Crisis, but No Longer in the News

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the Haitian crisis and learn about the needs and ways to help the situation. In this Haitian crisis instructional activity, students study the Maslow's "Needs Pyramid". Students study the media coverage of the earthquake...
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Survival Experts

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students take on the role of survival experts as they research and produce brochures or guides to educate others about what to do in the event of a natural disaster.
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Earthquake Epicenters and Magnitudes

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students work on a virtual earthquake to increase their understanding of seismograms, earthquake epicenters, Richter Magnitude and triangulation when finding the epicenter of an earthquake.
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Earthquake Depth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and locate earthquake epicenters on a map using latitude and longitude. They determine if the depth of an earthquake has any relationship to the distance from a plate boundary.

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