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  1. Make Your Own Earthquake: Grade 9 - 12 Lesson Plan

    26 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    Make your Own Earthquake: Students will be able to generate energy waves and observe their amplitudes as recorded by an accelerometer. Students will use the recorded accelerations to further...

    https://nees.org/resources/2820

  2. Earthquake in the Classroom

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students will learn how engineers construct buildings to withstand damage from earthquakes by building their own structure with toothpicks and marshmallows. Students will test how earthquake-proof...

    https://nees.org/resources/564

  3. Magnitude of the Richter Scale

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    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. Click...

    https://nees.org/resources/575

  4. Mercalli Scale Illustrated

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    In this activity, students will learn about the Mercalli Scale for rating earthquakes. Also, students will make a booklet with drawings that represent each rating of the scale. Click here to...

    https://nees.org/resources/577

  5. Save Our City!

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students learn about various natural hazards and specific methods engineers use to prevent these hazards from becoming natural disasters. They study a hypothetical map of an area covered with...

    https://nees.org/resources/579

  6. Seismology in the Classroom

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Students learn about seismology by using a sample seismograph constructed out of common classroom materials. The seismograph creates a seismogram based on vibrations caused by moving a ruler. The...

    https://nees.org/resources/580

  7. Earthquakes - An Introduction

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

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

    https://nees.org/resources/422

  8. Tremor Troop: Earthquakes - A Teacher's Package for K-6. Revised Edition

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This teacher's package for grades K-6 provides ready-to-use, hands-on activities for students and teachers on the science of earthquakes and earthquake safety. This edition contains assessments...

    https://nees.org/resources/436

  9. Seismic Sleuths: Earthquakes - A Teacher's Package for Grades 7-12

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This package provides middle and high school teachers with information about the causes and effects of earthquakes. Activity sheets for students and background materials for teachers are provided...

    https://nees.org/resources/437

  10. Build an Earthquake City

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    This updated publication provides elementary school teachers with ready-to-use, hands-on activities that explain what happens during and earthquake, how to prepare for earthquake shaking, and how...

    https://nees.org/resources/449