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Earthquake Lessons
Earthquake Lessons
Earthquake Lessons K-12 resources for teaching about earthquakes.
Tsunami Causes
Tsunami Causes
What Causes a Tsunami? Learn how plate motions trigger earthquakes and tsunamis.
Japan Earthquake
Japan Earthquake
The Japan Earthquake shifted Earth\'s mass resulting in a shorter day.
Are You Covered?
Homeowner\\\'s Insurance Does Not Cover Earthquakes:
Homeowners Insurance usually does not cover earthquakes.
Earthquake Maps
California Earthquake Maps:
California Earthquake Maps A collection of isoseismal maps for earthquakes in California.
Geology Tools
Geology Tools
Geology Tools - Hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.
San Andreas Fault
What is the San Andreas Fault?
What is the San Andreas Fault? Map, photos and description of the fault.
New Madrid Concerns
New Madrid Seismic Zone:
New Madrid Seismic Zone An earthquake hazard review for the NMSZ.
Cities Moved by Quake
Cities Moved by Quake
South American Cities Moved by Earthquake Some moved ten feet westward.
Draw Plate Tectonics
Draw Plate Tectonics
Teaching Plate Tectonics with Easy-to-Draw Illustrations. Students love to draw.
Giant Shake Table
World Record Shake Test:
World Record Shake Test A six-story wood-frame condo survives a hard shaking.
Virginia Earthquakes
Virginia Earthquakes
Small Earthquakes are experienced in Central Virginia every year or two.
Sun & Moon Triggers?
Can the Sun and Moon Trigger Faults?
Can the Sun and Moon Trigger Faults? Minute stresses might be triggers.
San Andreas Fault Map
San Andreas Fault Map
Google Map of the San Andreas - Zoom in to see the fault trace on a satellite image.