Why the Earth Shakes: Seismic Science


  • Aug 13 2010 11:56 PM

    Wendy Marsters

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This Exploratorium resource focuses on earthquakes. The illustrated module walks students through plate tectonics, fault types, seismic waves, and measuring and predicting seismic activity.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Earth & Space Science, Science

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    • Reference Materials

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