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Topics for Discussion with the Earthquake Demonstration

This material is replicated on a number of sites as part of the SERC Pedagogic Service Project
The USGS website on the Earthquake Model presents the following three hypotheses that can be explored with the demonstration:

The lecture notes sample (Microsoft Word 23kB Mar30 05) is a Word file that provides supplementary material to accompany the class discussion or lecture on earthquakes. It relates the elastic rebound model to the accumulation and release of strain energy in the earthquake model.

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