Earthquakes: A Whole Lot of Quakin' Goin" On

Students develop Modified Mercalli Intensity values for a written description of an earthquake. They map MMi values and defend their decisions where to place them on a large-scale zip code map. They define how measures of magnitude and intensity are applied to earthquakes.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Research
Technology
Video
Year
2004
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use