Natural Hazards-Are You Ready to Shake?

Students investigate what can be done to reduce vulnerability to communities threatened by earthquakes and tsunamis. In this natural hazards lesson plan, students explain the causes of earthquakes and tsunamis and define terms associated with these hazards. They compare and contrast "risk" and "vulnerability" and they describe mitigation activities for earthquakes and tsunamis.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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