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Earthquakes - An Introduction

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Abstract

This lesson explores what earthquakes are, in the context of plate tectonics, by demonstrating what occurs along a fault line during an earthquake.

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This material is one of ten middle school learning activities provided by MCEER.

Introduction

Earthquake Engineering Component

Learning Objectives and Standards

Material List

Procedure

Links and Resources

Assessment

Extensions

Scaling

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  • (2010), "Earthquakes - An Introduction," http://nees.org/resources/422.

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