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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: Geology Labs on Line
Submitted by: Xu vang on Jun 29, 2005
Date Last Modified: Jun 29, 2005
Title: Locating Earthquake Epicenter
Description: This site is an interactive lab in which students simulate an earthquake to record the P-S wave. Using the data obtained, students can graph the data and find the epicenter of the earthquake.
Type of Task: Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Team
Time Required 50 mins period
Topics: Earthquake hazards
P-S wave properties
Epicenter
Course: Earth Science: California Geology
Audience: High School
Categories:
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to make data table and graphs.
Students will be able to find the epicenter of an earthquake using the Boreal Triangulation.
Text of Learning Exercise: Students will be placed in a group of 2. Students will go through the tutorial
to get an idea of how to start the simulation, and navigate through the symbols
of the tutorial. Students will then simulate and earthquake and try to find the
epicenter.
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