In this activity, students explore the 'stick-slip' mechanism of earthquake generation. They will learn about the concepts of stick-slip sliding, static friction, energy conversion, and the elastic properties of...
This site, provided by the Southern California Earthquake Center, provides detailed information about the location and size of the Hector Mine earthquake of October 17, 1999.
This site shows how to make paper models representing simple faults and illustrating some of the landforms associated with faulting of the Earth's crust.
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