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Measuring Earthquake Magnitude

Scientists use seismometers to measure earthquake magnitude.

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A Whole Lot of Shakin' Goin' On! Lesson Plan
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Students collect data to compare the 1906 and 1989 California earthquakes, and determine the factors that influence the amount of shaking that occurs in an area due to an earthquake.
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