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A Whole Lot of Shakin' Goin' On!

Students gather data about the 1906 and 1989 earthquakes, make comparisons between the two, and determine the factors that influence the amount of shaking that occurs in an area due to an earthquake. They identify that the distance is measured both horizontally and vertically and that soft rocks amplify shaking, while locations on hard bedrock shake less.

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Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Technology
Database & Spreadsheet
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