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# Earthquake Damage

## The factors that contribute to the damage caused to a region by an earthquake, include ground type and size.

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## Earthquake Damage

Variables that affect how much damage is caused by an earthquake.

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## Earthquake Damage

Variables that affect how much damage is caused by an earthquake.

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## Earthquake Safety

Variables that affect how much damage is caused by an earthquake.

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## Earthquake Damage

Variables that affect how much damage is caused by an earthquake.

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• Lesson Plan

## Landslides, Liquefaction, and Structural Failure Lesson Plan

Students explore the various types of damage that can occur from an earthquake and understand why certain areas and structures are more prone to damage than others.

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• Practice
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## Earthquake Damage Quiz

Quiz on Earthquake Damage

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• Critical Thinking

## Earthquake Damage Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Earthquake Damage.

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To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.

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To think critically about a concept by generating questions, developing a prediction, providing evidence from the text, and drawing conclusions from the evidence gathered in a Concept Wedge.

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• Real World Application

## A Better Bridge

The eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was replaced with an earthquake resistant self-anchored suspension bridge becuase the old span was found to be unsafe in an earthquake.

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• Real World Application

## Building Bridges

Using the history and current retrofit of the San Francisco Bay Bridge as a case study, students will use a simulation to understand the different types of bridges and will be challenged to create their own toothpick bridge.

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• Real World Application

## What Can You Do With 10 Seconds

Find out how sensors can detect an earthquake seconds before the damaging waves arrive.

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• Real World Application

## Building Bridges

Using the history and current retrofit of the San Francisco Bay Bridge as a case study, students will use a simulation to understand the different types of bridges and will be challenged to create their own toothpick bridge.

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• Study Guide

## Earthquake Damage Study Guide

This study guide summarizes the key points of Earthquake Damage. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.

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• Flashcards