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# Earthquakes at Transform Plate Boundaries

## There are large, shallow focus earthquakes at transform plate boundaries; the San Andreas Fault Zone is the best known.

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## Earthquakes at Transform Plate Boundaries

Covers earthquakes occurring at transform plate boundaries, fault zones, and transform faults.
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## Faults are at Fault: Where Earthquakes Occur Lesson Plan

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 Transform Plate Boundaries Quiz

Quiz on Earthquakes at a Transform Boundary
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## Earthquakes at Transform Plate Boundaries Discussion Questions

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## Haiti Earthquake 2010

In January 2010 a 7.0 earthquake struck along a strike slip fault that passes through Haiti. Scientists had predicted the right magnitude, but could not know the date.
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## Disaster Coming Soon

Find out what the risk and consequences of a major earthquake along the Hayward Fault are.
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## Stuck Zipper

Students will look at an animation of the San Andreas fault unzipping during the 1906 earthquake and predict what the future shape of California will be.
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