login
You are not logged in.
search:
AMSER logo



LAR: Yes
Title: Teaching Box: Living in Earthquake Country
Url: http://www.teachingboxes.org/earthquakes/index.jsp
Publisher: Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Description: This teaching box is an online assemblage of related learning concepts that focus on teaching students about how and why earthquakes cause damage. These activities are presented as an inquiry exploration, in which students learn the importance of studying past earthquakes to predict what might happen in the future. The teaching box explores seismic waves, the predictability of earthquakes at specific locations, the difference between magnitude and intensity, the occurrence of earthquakes along fault zones, and the potential damage caused by earthquakes. At the conclusion of these lessons, students are asked to select the best place to live in the San Francisco Bay Area. They will justify their selection by using the knowledge gained through this exploration.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Earth movements. Mass movements -- Landslides. Rockslides
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Structural geology -- Faults and folds
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology -- Seismic waves. Elastic waves
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Earthquakes
Geology -- Volcanoes
Geology -- Faults
Geology -- Seismic waves
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-06-21 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-08 14:53:30 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 68
Resource URL Clicks: 9
Cumulative Rating: NOT YET RATED
Report a Problem with this Resource Record

Resource Comments

(no comments available yet for this resource)

user login
Username:
Password:
why log in?
Manage your resources
Save, organize, and share resources that you find.

Subscribe to bulletins
Automatically be notified about new resources that match your interests.

It's easy, fast, and FREE!
AMSER =
FREE ONLINE
RESOURCES
for the
CLASSROOM

Copyright 2014 Internet Scout Resource Metadata
Copyright 2014 Internet Scout
NSF NSDL University of Wisconsin Internet Scout
Leave Feedback
http://amser.org/