FEMA 159, Tremor Troop: Earthquakes , A Teacher's Package for K-6. Revised Edition

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Link to Resource: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/2915
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6
Organization:Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Publication Date:2000
Summary:This teacher's package for grades K-6 provides ready-to-use, hands-on activities for students and teachers on the science of earthquakes and earthquake safety. This edition contains assessments throughout the units, matrices linking activities to the National Science Esucation Standards, and a new glossary. The lessons introduce how earthquakes are defined, why and where earthquakes occur, the physical results of earthquakes, and how earthquakes are measured.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 3; Big Idea 8
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.B; ESS3.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:3-ESS3-1; 4-ESS2-2; 4-ESS3-2; MS-ESS2-3; MS-ESS3-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Engaging in argument from evidence
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Patterns
Subjects: earthquake; elementary school; geology; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; plate tectonics; seismology
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