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Other

Description:

This educational module has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to interactively investigate the nature of earthquakes. The module has been divided into three major sections, "What is an Earthquake?", "The Distribution of Earthquakes", and "Measuring Earthquakes". Each section presents background material and interactive learning activities allowing students to understand such characteristics of earthquakes as their associated faults, rates of occurrence, magnitudes, and geographic distribution.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Space sciences,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Space Science,Physical sciences,Graduate/Professional,Natural hazards,Geology,Geophysics,Astronomy,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003225058132T,Chemistry,Physics,Structural geology,High School,Technology,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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