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Magnitude of the Richter Scale

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Abstract

In this activity, students will learn about the Richter Scale for measuring earthquakes. The students will make a booklet with drawings that represent each rating of the Richter Scale.

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Introduction

Earthquake Engineering Component

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Procedure

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Scaling

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • (2010), "Magnitude of the Richter Scale," http://nees.org/resources/575.

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