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# Earthquakes at Convergent Plate Boundaries

## Shallow- to deep-focus earthquakes occur at subduction zones and along the subducting plate.

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## Earthquakes at Convergent Plate Boundaries

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How and why convergent plate boundaries cause massive earthquakes.

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## Earthquakes at Convergent Plate Boundaries

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How and why convergent plate boundaries cause massive earthquakes.

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## Understanding Earthquakes: From Research to Resilience

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Understanding earthquakes is the first step towards preparation.

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• Lesson Plan

## Faults are at Fault: Where Earthquakes Occur Lesson Plan

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Students plot the locations of faults and then map recent earthquakes in order to see the relationship between earthquakes and faults at plate boundaries.

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## Earthquakes at Convergent Plate Boundaries Practice

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## Earthquakes at Convergent Plate Boundaries Quiz

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Quiz on Earthquakes at Convergent Plate Boundaries

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## Earthquakes at Convergent Plate Boundaries Discussion Questions

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A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Earthquakes at Convergent Plate Boundaries.

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## Earthquakes At Convergent Plate Boundaries Pre Read

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To encourage students to generate questions, activate their prior knowledge, and collect information to answer their own questions using a Question and Answer Table.

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## Earthquakes At Convergent Plate Boundaries Post Read

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To encourage students to generate questions, activate their prior knowledge, and collect information to answer their own questions using a Question and Answer Table.

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## Deep and Massive

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Deep earthquakes are often large, but less hazardous than shallow earthquakes. Under such great pressures, geologists are not quite sure how these earthquakes happen.

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## Japanese Dock

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Using the March 2011 Japanese tsunami as a case study, students will step through the formation of a tsunami and use a simulator to learn how wind can affect the wavelength and height of a wave.

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## Earthquake Zones Study Guide

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This study guide summarizes the key points of Earthquake Zones, Earthquakes at Transform Plate Boundaries, Earthquakes at Convergent Plate Boundaries, and Intraplate Earthquakes. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.

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