Plotting activity adapted from: larry braile and sheryl braile department of earth and atmospheric sciences purdue university plotting earthquake epicenters. About latest earthquakes version info clicking the list icon in the top right corner will load the earthquake list clicking the map icon in the top right corner will load the map. This plotting earthquakes graphic organizer is suitable for 5th - 8th grade in this earthquakes worksheet, learners access a website to gather information about the magnitude and location of earthquakes for 5 days.
A plotting activity showing different earthquakes around the world use the information sheet and world maps to plot earthquakes around the world answer sheet also provided. Plotting earthquakes and volcanoes directions: 1 plot the earthquakes and volcanoes on the world map use a red dot for volcanoes and a blue dot for earthquakes 2 refer to the old earth science textbook, page 471 and 487, shade the three main.
Usgs earthquake hazards program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards. Earthquakes can happen almost anywhere in the world we are going to plot where developed for the shakeout by the southern california earthquake center (wwwscecorg.
Click on one of the web sites listed below to see all of the earthquakes that have occurred over the last few days which were larger than 25 on the richter scale note that in the first two columns you will see the time and date for each earthquake.
This plotting earthquakes graphic organizer is suitable for 5th - 8th grade in this earthquakes worksheet, learners access a website to gather information about the magnitude and location of earthquakes for 5 days then students complete 7 short answer questions. Two options for plotting earthquake epicenters are provided in option 1, a list of recent epicenters is used and students may plot the epicenters on a small map of the world during one or two class periods. Students access the united states geological survey national earthquake information center at and plot the longitude latitude and depth of earthquakes on a physiographic chart.