The video on this website shows footage of some of the damage in Japan after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and is a grim reminder of the importance of earthquake safety.
A real-world example of the damage caused by an 8.8 magnitude earthquake.
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.
Reviews variables that affect how much damage is caused by an earthquake.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Earthquake Damage.
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.
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.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
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.
A large earthquake may devastate a large area. It is important for every family to be prepared to last at least 3 days without assistance.
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.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Earthquake Damage. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Earthquake Damage.