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finding earthquake epicenters


Curipod generated lesson: "finding earthquake epicenters". #8-10

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1. Open question
240 seconds
Based on the lab, what factor impacts the speed of seismic waves?
2. Personalised Feedback
180 seconds
How are P-waves and S-waves different from each other in terms of their speed and ability to propagate through different types of materials?
3. Slide
60 seconds
The largest earthquake ever recorded was a magnitude 9.5 in Chile in 1960. Earthquake epicenters can be located from over 5,000 miles away using seismographs.
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4. Slide
60 seconds
Epicenter Focus Seismic Waves A minimum of 3 seismic stations is needed to locate an epicenter.
5. Open question
120 seconds
How would you describe an earthquake epicenter in a few words?
6. Open question
300 seconds
How can studying earthquake epicenters help us prepare for future seismic activity?
7. Open question
300 seconds
What steps can we take to ensure that communities are better prepared for the next major earthquake?

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