Studying Earthquakes in the Classroom

Students simulate p waves (longitudinal) & s waves (transverse) using a slinky and rope, simulate one of the three types of lithospheric boundaries, and investigate plate tectonics at some select Web sites.

7th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
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Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Duration
2 hrs

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