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Internet Geography: Earthquakes
This site is part of GeoNet Internet Geography, a resource for pre-collegiate British geography students and their instructors. This page focuses on earthquakes and how they occur. Topics covered include the effects of earthquakes, measuring earthquakes, and case studies about specific recent earthquakes.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Case study
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Services:
    • Ask an expert
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
All material on GeoNet is copyright of the site creator and those people donating material (such as photographs, advice, links, reviews, etc.). This is of course unless stated. Materials on this site are there to download and use for educational purposes. Under no circumstances are downloaded resources (such as photographs) to be used for anything other than educational purposes, and most certainly not for financial gain.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-573
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Earth's history
        • Structure of the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about science and technology
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Anthony Bennett
Isaac Newton School Geography Department