Generating and Measuring Earthquake Epicenters and Magnitudes

This in-depth lesson explores how to map earthquakes using geophones and sensitive recording instruments. Students explore related concepts including epicenter and magnitude. Materials include student worksheet, PowerPoint presentations, reference images, and more.
–Thomas Lee, Wahiawa Middle

Year Produced: 2015

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GRADES:  8
 
TOPICS:  Earth Science, Math, Physics, Science
 
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