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Table-Top Earthquakes

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Author:John C. Lahr
Description: A demonstration of seismology for middle-school teachers and students that can be used to augment lessons in earth science (faulting, elastic rebound, plate motions), physics (forms of energy, elasticity, friction, magnetism, waves), math (graphing, logarithms, probability), social studies (hazard mitigation), and geography (global distribution of earthquakes).

Levels: Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Logarithms, Graphing of Data, Probability, Geology, Physics, Social Sciences
Math Ed Topics: Activities, Simulations

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