Epicenter Lab (1/2)

Unit 2: The Dynamic Earth
Lesson 8 of 16

Objective: SWBAT calculate earthquake travel time and interpret a seismograph reading [LAB]

Big Idea: In the first day of this two-part lab, students calculate the lag time between the arrival of (fast) P-waves and (slow) S-waves in an earthquake to help determine how far away an earthquake occurred, and get some initial practice in reading and interpretin

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