Lessons in this Chapter:

7.1  Stress in Earth’s Crust

7.2  Nature of Earthquakes

7.3  Measuring and Predicting Earthquakes

7.4  Staying Safe in Earthquakes

Notes

Earthquakes!  If you have a Slinky around, try the Seismic Slinky. Also, the Highway Seismograph is a great way to see how a seismograph works.

Printables

Printables

Plethora Activity Sheets

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Other Worksheets and Handouts

Thames & Kosmos Volcanoes and Earthquakes Kit

7.1  Stress in Earth’s Crust

Experiment 7: When the Table Shakes

7.2  Nature of Earthquakes

7.3  Measuring and Predicting Earthquakes

Experiment 8: Your Model Seismograph

7.4  Staying Safe in Earthquakes

Experiment 9: A House Collapsing

Experiment 10: A Collapsing Tower

Experiment 11: Testing House Shapes

Documentaries and Movies

NOVA Deadliest Earthquakes  Please note – this documentary has many scenes of destruction. You might want to preview it if your child is very sensitive.