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Interactive simulation that allows students to learn the principles behind the determiniation of the epicenter and Richter magnitude of Earthquakes. Includes on-line assessment.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: June 12, 2003
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 11, 2014


  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
    Editor Review
    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
  • User Rating (not rated)
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  • Learning Exercises (1)
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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: (1) Windows: (a) Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, or (b) Netscape 6.2.3 with Sun Java 1.4.0;
(2) Mac OS X: (a) Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.14, or (b) Netscape 6.2.3;
(3) Mac OS Classic (8 or 9): (a) Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.1, and (b) MRJ 2.2.5;
(3) Flash Plug-In
Language: English
Material Version: 1.0
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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