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Earthquakes Rock!

Students study the main methods to measure earthquakes; the Richter Scale and Mercalli Scale. They make a model of a seismograph and investigate which structural designs are most likely to survive an earthquake.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Technology & Engineering
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2004
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary

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