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Rockin' and Rollin' Naturally!
In this exercise, students use U.S. Geological Survey and other websites to learn about the history of earthquakes in New York. Through their web research, they will learn what earthquakes are, how and where they occur, and the types of hazards associated with large quakes. They are encouraged to write a report summarizing their results.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geophysics
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
Lesson requires Microsoft Word
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005, Marion O. Weaver
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-035
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Marion O. Weaver
Steuben-Allegany Board of Cooperative Educational Services (SA BOCES)

Contact: Steve Kluge
No institutional affiliation