Mercalli Scale Illustrated

Students study the Mercalli Scale and analyze how it is used to rate earthquakes. They construct a booklet with drawings that represent each rating of the scale. They study why engineers develop rating scales for earthquakes.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Engineering
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
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