Tag: Materials One

Forces that cause earthquakes

Objective: To demonstrate the forces that cause earthquakes, the tension that can build up at earthquake faults, and the ensuing debris produced at a fault. Standards: Structure of the Earth System (plate tectonics and its relation to earthquakes) and Transfer of Energy (energy types,…Read More »

How properties of seismic waves leads to composition of earth’s interior?

Objective: To demonstrate how understanding the properties of seismic waves leads to understanding the composition of earth’s interior. Standards: Properties of Earth Materials (physical and chemical properties of rocks and soils, water, and gas), Structure of Earth System (layering and properties of Earth’s internal structure;…Read More »