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Earthquakes and Seismic Waves

Students investigate the Richter scale and seismology in a teacher-led lab in which they are introduced to the concept of seismic waves and epicenter location. They further investigate the inner workings of a seismograph and practice using the circular intercept technique to find the epicenter of an earthquake.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 10th
Subjects
Life Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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