An Earthquake Lab for Physical Geology
David Norman Lumsden January 1990 Journal of Geological Education v38 n1 p30-37

This article from the Journal of Geological Education describes an activity in which students locate the epicenter of several earthquakes, plot the trends of the two faults involved, and determine the sense of motion along the plane of the two faults. The article provides objectives, background information, procedures, and data necessary for the activity.


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Subject: Education
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Journal Article
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Learning Environment: Laboratory
Topics: Education