Online Catastrophic Events Text BookDeadliest Earthquakes: Haiti and ChiliWhat is an Earthquake?How body waves (p-waves and s-waves) move through the body of the earthModeling p-waves and s-waves with science slinkysAnimations for p-waves, s-waves and surface wavesHow a seismograph worksHow p- and s-waves look on a seismogram from one seismograph / two seismograph stationsThe great Alaskan Earthquake in 1964; how it happened!Difference between the earthquake's focus and epicenter (simple animation)How scientists locate the epicenter of an earthquakeEarthquakes: Why they happenPangea, Alfred Wegener & Continental Drift (animated life story)Evidence that Supports Plate TectonicsUse the link to support your understanding of the Earth's Moving Plates: a Look Back reading!1. Read the text book and take notes.2. Watch and discuss the link with your partner.3. Watch the link again, pausing to add to your notes.Plate Movement Review:Crust is in Pieces SongPangea Song (Pangea is moving apart!)Convection Current Song (that causes plates to move)Words-to-Know ReviewPlate Tectonics Bingo - click on links and print to play!
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