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The different types of faults - including reverse, normal, thrust and strike-slip - are defined by how the two blocks of crust move relative to each other.

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    Faults

    Faults

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Covers rock stress, fractures, and types of faults.
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  • Lesson Plan
    Folds and Faults Lesson Plan

    Folds and Faults Lesson Plan

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    Includes a hands-on activity in which students explore folds and faults and learn how to represent them on maps and cross sections. Includes student activity worksheet.
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    Faults Practice
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    Faults Practice

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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Faults Quiz

    Faults Quiz

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    Quiz on Faults
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  • Critical Thinking
    Faults Discussion Questions

    Faults Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Faults.
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  • Real World Application
    Stuck Zipper

    Stuck Zipper

    by CK-12 //at grade
    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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  • Real World Application
    Loma Prieta 1989

    Loma Prieta 1989

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Reviews what scientists have learned in the quarter century since the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989.
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  • Study Guide
    Folds and Faults Study Guide

    Folds and Faults Study Guide

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

    Faults Flashcards

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    These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Faults.
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