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Title: Earthquakes: Learn from the Past, Prepare for the Future
Url: http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/earthquakes/...
Publisher: Discovery Education (Firm)
Description: This unit uses three lessons to introduce students to the basics of how earthquakes work and why they occur. They will also understand the importance of high-quality construction in earthquake zones, the political aspects of earthquake preparedness and cleanup, and what can be learned from previous earthquakes in order to prepare for future ones. It includes links to online supporting materials and a video (available for purchase), discussion questions, evaluation criteria, extension activities, and suggested readings. Applicable standards (McREL) and an audio vocabulary are also provided.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology -- Instruments. Seismometry
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Management. Industrial management -- Crisis management. Emergency management
Social sciences -- Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology -- Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology -- Emergency management -- Relief in case of disasters -- Special types of disasters -- Earthquakes
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Geology
Social studies -- Geography
Health -- Safety
Key Concept: Geology -- Earthquakes
Geology -- Natural hazards
Geology -- Seismic waves
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Discovery Education
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
Full Record Views: 14
Resource URL Clicks: 1
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