Monday, March 14, 2011

4th Grade Earthquake & Tsunami

Watch the videos below from the recent & devastating 8.9 magnitude earthquake and the tsunami that followed.

Earthquake Video:

Tsunami Video:

Now, let's visit and try our hand at their earthquake simulation. Can you do the following?
  • Explore how earthquakes cause structures to move quickly
  • Discover what variables affect building stability
  • Engineer a model city to withstand earthquakes better

3_5.CT.3 Critical Thinking, Problem solving, and Decision Making


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