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View Resource Researching Intermountain West Earthquakes

This is a lesson designed for 7-12th (adaptable for 4-6) grade students. It focuses on earthquakes in the Utah region, but can be adapted to use anywhere. Forty-eight Intermountain West earthquakes that have occurred since 1876 have been researched by Earthquake Education Services (EES). Newspaper articles, individual accounts (diary entries, interviews, letters, etc.), and photographs have been...

View Resource Seismic/Eruption and Seismic Waves Computer Programs

These two programs are available for free download from this website. Also included is the technical information users might need to have the program running in the classroom, including how to update the database of earthquakes. Seismic/eruption is a program that plots the epicenter of all earthquakes within a time period, geographic region, and magnitude chosen by the user. This program also...

View Resource SCEC Education Module: The Richter Scale

This is an online activity in which students learn how to determine Richter magnitudes. The online Richter-magnitude calculator uses frames and layers to allow the user to make determinations of the Richter magnitudes of Southern California earthquakes from seismograms. If your browser supports neither frames nor layers, you will not be able to use this calculator, but there is an alternate page...

View Resource Frequently Asked Questions about the AS-1 Seismic System

This frequently-asked-questions feature provides answers to common problems encountered when using the AS-1 seismometer and AmaSeis software. The AS-1 is the seismometer used in the 'Seismographs in Schools' program sponsored by the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS).

View Resource Earthquake History of California

This article describes major earthquakes that have occurred in California since the colonial era, beginning with a 1769 earthquake experienced by a Spanish expedition near what is now Los Angeles, and ending with the July 1952 earthquake in Kern County. Each account provides observer's reports of injuries, fatalities, property damage, and ground effects (cracking, subsidence). More recent...

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