Missouri: New Madrid Earthquake of 1811-12
Students access information about Missouri's New Madrid fault line and the earthquake of 1811-1812. They review maps, statistics and photographs and read about Reelfoot Lake which was formed by the quake.
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New Zealand South Island Fault Model
Students explore world geography by creating a scientific model in class. In this New Zealand lesson, students research the geography and fault lines of the South Island in New Zealand. Students utilize foam board, arts and crafts and a...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
The Brief American Pageant: The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism
Use this series of bright, informative maps to illustrate important events of America's infancy. Detailing the Missouri Compromise, the Battle of New Orleans, and the Presidential Election of 1812, this presentation would be a good...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
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...
9th - 12th Science
Amidst the Rubble of Ruined Cities
Students, in committees, develop and propose solutions to rebuild various elements of Colombia's infrastructure in the wake of the January 25, 1999 earthquake, as well as compare and contrast the earthquake's affects on Colombia to an...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History