Bigger Faults Make Bigger Earthquakes

Learners experiment with string to visualize how earthquakes are created. Using various lengths of string, students determine which earthquakes lasted the longest and hypothesize why. Learners look at a fault map and determine which may be capable of the longest earthquakes.

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Grade
K - 5th
Subjects
Science
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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