Ground Shaking: Earthquakes Happen Everyday

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn how earthquakes and tectonic plates are interconnected, as well as how to make a working seismograph. This lesson includes strategies for diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Kelly Haarala
Grade Range: 
7
Duration: 
4 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
3: How to analyze the spatial organization of people places, and environments on Earth's surface
7: The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface