Quake shake, will my home collapse? When an earthquake strikes, investigate why some buildings survive and others do not

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Link to Resource: https://www.earthlearningidea.com/PDF/Quake_Shake.pdf
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
9 10 11 12
Language:English
Format:pdf
Organization:Earth Learning Idea (ELI)
Summary:When an earthquake strikes, investigate why some buildings survive and others do not. How buildings with different foundations respond to earthquakes. This activity could form part of a lesson about earthquakes and their effects. It could also form part of the preparation for the best way people should respond to an earthquake in earthquake-prone areas.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 3; Big Idea 8
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS3-1
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation
Subjects: 9-12; activities; earth; earth science; earthquake; geology; geoscience; hazards; high school; natural hazards
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