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This site has brief lesson plans for a 15-day study of earthquakes. Many earthquake topics are covered. Days 5 and 6 focus on the Richter Magnitude scale. A brief list of related websites is included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • Informal
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Module / Unit
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Geophysics
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: EARTHQUAKE-000-000-011-854
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign