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Discover how scientists learn about Earth's interior using the different properties of different types of seismic waves.

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    Seismic Waves

    Seismic Waves

    by Joe Showerman //at grade
    How scientists use seismic waves to learn about the Earth's interior.
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    Seismic Waves

    Seismic Waves

    by Mark Leatherman //at grade
    How scientists use seismic waves to learn about the Earth's interior.
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    Seismic Waves

    Seismic Waves

    by jaya kumar //at grade
    How scientists use seismic waves to learn about the Earth's interior.
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  • Real World Application
    Earth Polygraph

    Earth Polygraph

    by Andrea Pokrzywinski //at grade
    Students will look at actual seismograph data to identify S and P waves, determine magnitude, learn about finding epicenters, and calculating wave speeds.
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