Students will learn about the four types of seismic waves, their characteristics and effects. Then students predict the level of damage each wave might cause in a residential area and test their predictions against several computer animations.
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Reviews the massive Good Friday earthquake of 1964 in Alaska led to the development of modern seismology.
Learn how quakes happen on the Moon and Mars, like earthquakes but with different causes.
Students will enter their own earthquake data on USGS site and look at the impact that citizen-driven data collection can have
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