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The Global Seismographic Network is a permanent digital network of state-of-the-art seismological and geophysical sensors connected by a telecommunications network, serving as a multi-use scientific facility and societal resource for monitoring, research, and education.
Resource Type: Data Sets, Teaching Media
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Includes an earthquake intensity location map of North America. Allows searches for specific earthquakes by city and state, so you can look up the intensity of historic earthquakes in your community.
Resource Type: Data Sets, Teaching Media
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Magnitude and Intensity measure different characteristics of earthquakes. Magnitude measures the energy released at the source of the earthquake. Magnitude is determined from measurements on seismographs. Intensity measures the strength of shaking produced by the earthquake at a certain location....
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Did You Feel It? (DYFI) collects information from people who felt an earthquake and creates maps that show what people experience ad the extent of the damage.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
This video will help you learn to read seismograms.
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Locating where an earthquake occured using the P-and S-wace arrival times of seismic waves to three different seismographs stations.
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
"Series of """"chapters"""" which detail the early development of instruments used to detect and measure earthquake activity."
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
From aftershocks to wavefronts, this site will help you to vizualize complex processes.
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Animations of P and S waves, as well as Love waves and Rayleigh waves.
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
This online publication is an excellent overview of earthquakes and includes a lot of good graphics and photos.
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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