Earthquakes (Day 2/2)

Unit 2: The Dynamic Earth
Lesson 7 of 16

Objective: SWBAT define an earthquake, locate an earthquake's epicenter and analyze the intensity of an earthquake as a function of its seismic wave amplitude

Big Idea: Students will take on their first natural disaster in this lesson. This lesson introduces students to the phenomenon of earthquakes as the creation of seismic waves caused by friction along plate boundaries and faults.

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