Earthquake Formation

Students explore earthquakes. In this natural disaster and engineer career education lesson, students identify features of the earth's surface that increase the likelihood of an earthquake. Students use visual aids to locate the earth's layers and identify tectonic plates. Students define vocabulary and explain earthquake cause and effect relationships following an engineer's presentation of his role in designing materials that withstand natural disasters such as earthquakes.

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Grade
5th - 6th
Subjects
Career Education & Skills
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
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