Magnitude 10.5 , Is it possible?

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Link to Resource: http://ds.iris.edu/edu/10.5/
Resource Type:Teaching Media; Videos or Animations
Grade Level:
5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)
Summary:"Animation that helps figure out the magnitude of earthquakes. Students receive information on length, depth, and slip of different earthquakes. They can """"create"""" an earthquake and guess what magnitude it will be, then are given information and pictures of the correct answer. Requires Adobe Flash."
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 8
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS3-1; MS-ESS3-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Patterns
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; california; earthquake; high school; middle school; natural hazards
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