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Earthquakes Living Lab: Geology and the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
We can learn from the past to protect the future. Pairs look at two historical earthquakes: San Francisco, Calif., and Kobe, Japan. Pupils compare the two earthquakes and their impacts, then determine how engineers may use the...
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America's Great Disasters

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The most famous American disasters - natural and otherwise - of the late 19th and early 20th century are the focus of this presentation. Detailing the 1865 sinking of the USS Saldana, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, and the Influenza...
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The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners study the history of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. They read a story, view photos of the disaster, and complete a comprehension worksheet.
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Earthquakes: Third Grade Lesson Plans and Activities

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Introduce third graders to energy waves with a hands-on geology activity, in which they answer questions and compare seismograms in the San Francisco Bay area. After a demonstration that shows how bigger waves indicate a high-intensity...
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Photographs of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the details of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake including the fires that lasted for three days. They participate in discussion describing what they feel the city looked like after the earthquake and fires. They...
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San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore California history by researching one of its greatest disasters. For this San Francisco earthquake lesson, students identify the impact of natural disasters on humanity and society. Students view images of the great San...
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Using Primary Documents: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine primary documents from various key historical events, including those from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. They discuss the importance of such documents.
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1906 San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students analyze photographs relating to the 1906 San Francisco earthquake for earthquake damage. They determine the cause and effects of the earthquake and the fire.
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Social Studies: San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students discover details about the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. In this natural disaster lesson, students visit selected websites to analyze primary sources related to the personal accounts of the earthquake. Students then discuss...
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Earthquakes: Second Grade Lesson Plans and Activities

For Teachers 2nd Standards
What causes earthquakes? Second graders learn about stresses from plate movement with a set of hands-on activities. After tracing fault lines on a map with yarn, class members create a paper plate model of Earth to show its layers and...
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The New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-1812: Shaking Our Misconceptions about Earthquakes in United States History

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students Examine how earthquakes work and what plate tectonics and fault lines are.  In this earthquake lesson students complete an earthquake scavenger hunt.
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Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research about earthquakes that took place within a certain distance from their place. In this geology lesson, students explain why earthquakes occur. They analyze patterns of different earthquakes using a computer program.
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Earthquakes! A Whole Lot of Shakin' Goin' On

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover details about earthquakes. In this San Francisco Earthquake lesson, 5th graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress that highlight the destruction caused by the 1906 earthquake.   ...
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Earthquake Engineering

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Protecting buildings, bridges, and roadways from damage during an earthquake is an important task for engineers. Discover how one lab goes about testing the safety of existing and yet-to-be-built structures with a short video. See some...
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Examing the San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze photographic data about the San Francisco earthquake for evidence of its cause and effect. they determine if damage was caused by the earthquake itself or the ensuing fire. They role-play as earthquake survivors and...
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Earthquake Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this earthquake crossword worksheet, learners read ten clues and determine which word in the word box best matches. Students fit their answers in a crossword puzzle.
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Earthquake Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this earthquakes instructional activity, students read definitions of 10 words that pertain to earthquakes and match them to the words in a word box.
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Earthquake Alphabet Activity

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this earthquake activity worksheet, students examine 10 earthquake-related terms and then put those terms into alphabetical order.
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Earthquake Damage

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students identify that shaking may result in damage in the form of structural failure, soil liquefaction, and landslides. They also identify that earthquakes can cause damage that disrupts people's lives. Finally, students view a...
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Earthquake Challenge

For Students 4th - 6th
In this earthquake facts review or quiz activity, students read descriptive statements and choose the correct multiple choice answer. Students write 13 answers.
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Earthquakes: Learn From the Past, Prepare for the Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the destruction caused by earthquakes. In this community safety lesson, students examine the risk involved in living in an earthquake zone and how to prepare for future earthquakes.
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Earthquakes, Tsunamis & Volcanoes (Online Interactive)

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this earth science worksheet, students learn about earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes by reading a 3 paragraph text. Students answer 9 fill in the blank questions. This is an online interactive worksheet.
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Hazards: Second Grade Lesson Plans and Activities

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Equip learners with safety knowledge in the case of an earthquake. After coloring the places to go to get help after a quake, and label places that wouldn't be safe to go after a quake, young geologists simulate three levels of...
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A Disaster in the Making

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners compare the consequences of the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco to Hurricane Katrina's impact on New Orleans as a basis for investigating the transformative effect of infamous United States natural disasters.

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