Earthquakes And Fault Lines

Students discuss major causes of earthquakes and identify famous fault lines, access and map information about ten largest earthquakes in world from 1989 to 1998, and theorize about location of these earthquakes as they relate to Earth's tectonic plates. Students then track current quakes online for one week, and create multimedia presentation describing how and why earthquakes occur.

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Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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